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Warehouse Manager Jobs – The Role

Posted by | February 4, 2014 | Retail Job Descriptions

Warehouse Manager Jobs – The Role

The main functions of the role of  Warehouse Manager Jobs are:

  • To oversee all outbound warehouse and transport operations 
  • To oversee personnel, training and development matters
  • To liaise with other depots in the network
  • To ensure any required paperwork has been compiled correctly
  • To co-ordinate all warehouse activity to meet departure timetables
  • To set and monitor KPI and analyse performance
  • To deal with and resolve any operational issues
  • To set up and maintain weekly stock
  • To input supplier deliveries onto the computerised system 
  • To purchase products from suppliers
  • To constantly monitor stock levels and back order reports
  • To supervise customer orders
  • To liaise with drivers on delivery routes
  • To ensure a high standard of housekeeping in the warehouse 
  • To ensure routine maintenance of all equipment

To work as a Warehouse Manager you will need to be an experienced warehouse professional with relevant management experience of outbound logistics and have a good understanding of legislative and operational requirements.
You will also need to be customer focused, have excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to problem solving and conflict resolution. It is essential to be computer literate and familiar with warehouse systems.  Many employers will require a bachelors degree in logistics management or Supply Chain for this position.

Other qualifications and skills required for this position are:

  • Forklift certificate
  • Driving licence
  • Previous warehouse experience 
  • Working knowledge of computerised stock control systems and procurement
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An eye for detail 
  • Good negotiating skills

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