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Warehouse Manager

  • Location:

    Avonmouth, Bristol

  • Sector:

    Warehouse and Industrial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Melanie benaziza

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    11th March 2019

Job Description

We are Looking for a Warehouse Manager to efficiently and effectively manage the warehousing and distribution function for the Distribution Warehouse. You will be responsible for ordering and managing stock levels to optimise availability and stock valuation. Ensuring distribution of products in the most efficient and cost effective manner to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.

To be appointed to this role, the following are minimum requirements:
You must have experience of:

  • Supervising or managing a team of people
  • Commercial tyre experience
  • Managing customer expectations and demands to provide outstanding customer service
  • Working under pressure often to tight deadlines
  • Working to defined key performance indicators

The following experience is desirable:

  • Warehouse management experience would be advantageous
  • High level of numeracy
  • Working in a fast paced warehouse environment

PERSON SPECIFICATION: To be appointed to this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to manage and motivate
  • Use initiative to make informed decisions
  • Ability to challenge behaviours and act as a role model for others
  • Ambitious and target driven
  • Willing to take ownership and responsibility for customer requirements
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Calm under pressure and flexible in approach
  • Ability to understand the impact of personal behaviour on others
  • Displays professionalism at all times
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Enthusiastic and a positive outlook
  • Approachable and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members
  • A good working knowledge of using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential and in house systems would be an advantage


  • Lead, advise, coach and motivate the team, ensuring maximum performance is achieved
  • Control and maintain the day to day running of the warehouse and distribution activities
  • Maintain optimum stock levels to meet demand without holding surplus stock
  • Ensure full legal compliance
  • Ensure understanding and compliance of Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure resources are managed efficiently
  • Maintain distribution costs per tyre with budget
  • Maximise rebate opportunities
  • Minimise stock write off
  • Ensure adherence to KPI's e.g. picking and manifest discrepancies kept <1%
  • Maintain statistics for Tools and Consumable purchases
  • Maintain the provision of tools, consumables, workwear and PPE
  • Collate data for budget holder for all associated areas of expenditure
  • Oversee HR requirements across warehouse including recruitment and retention
  • Conduct audits as required
  • Ensure full compliance to Company policies and procedures
  • Adapt approach depending on situation
  • Work flexibly to support business
  • Create a close working relationship with key stakeholders
  • Strive to maximise internal and external customer satisfaction

Please apply or contact 01895204516 get you forward for the next step in your career.


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