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Area Warehouse Manager

Job Description

Area Warehouse Manager

Wembley - required to travel to other Rail Depots in the Southern Region as of when required.

37 hours per week (5 day working week)

£28.29 Umbrella Company PAYE options are available, as this role falls inside of IR35.

You will need to understand the needs of the logistics business and transforming those specifics into clear and efficient solutions to support the logistics requirements. He/she is the prime transformation officer for Global initiatives and translating them into the regional logistics sites. The Warehouse Manager will also be able to identify gaps, map solutions and implement sustainable improvements to the existing logistics solutions for the sites in their region.

Success will be determined by a variety of measurements including:
* Implementing, where applicable, TLS processes and procedures.
* Supply Chain Safety within transportation, stores/warehouse and offices
* Stores environment - Measured by 5S audit
* Lineside Material - Measure of percentage at Point of use

The position may require the functional management of a team of up to 10 people.

Roles & Responsibilities:
* Continuous Improvement
o 5's To support the Supply Chain continuous improvement within offices & stores and that they are compliant with colour codes, signage and standards set by the department
o To validate Lineside Locations in terms of storage location usage, validation of correlating SAP with storage mediums, mobilisation/demobilisation, repairs and new design installations..

Project Planning:
o To view bill of materials/warehouse/store stocks and assess storage mediums, warehouse/location capacities, design solutions to fit requirements and deliver projects.
o Be Responsible for forecasting resource, costs, MHE requirements and deliverables to make the project a success
o To create and develop project plans that deliver objectives, timelines, milestones and achievements to be presentable to management at any given moment in time.
o To work with customer to create project stability by resolving process/procedural issues, bottlenecks and to include KPI's to monitor progress

Envionmental, Safety & Health:
o For Health and Safety requirements the Warehouse Managers to insure that he/she has adequate knowledge to follow the Zero Deviation Programme.
o To ensure contractors follow WPP, RAMS, Induction and are managed correctly throughout the whole safety process so that high risk tasks are monitored at all times by the Warehouse Managerand his/her associated colleague

Site Demobilisation/Mobilisation:
o Obtain clear objectives of the requirement, have clear dates of completions/start-ups, access to site plans, Department Assets, project status and timelines
o Be able to communicate with all players within the remit and assign project actions, costs and updates.
o Deliver timescales of completion/start-ups and have monitors in place to insure failures are captured and identified in order to rectify.
o Identify resource and plant requirements to demobilise/mobilise the site safely.
o Identify factors to close out/open up projects fully.
o Be able to provide indicative costs and lead-times of delivering the project
o Be able to show a timeline of the project to be implemented

Skills & Attributes:
o Proven management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development
o Customer focused
o Proven analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
o Strong planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects through to completion
o Experience in handling difficult employee relations and disciplinary management

Qualifications and Experience Levels:
o Relevant business/commercial degree is preferred, HND, BTec Professional Level 5 award or equivalent.
o A good understanding of Material handling equipment (vehicles, plant, storage mediums, automated storage systems, technology and Safety Systems)
o Must have good management knowledge and has experience in managing People from recruitment, EHS, training, planning, controlling, motivating, team building and coordinating staff.
o Would be desirable if the Warehouse Manager has managed Kaizen 2p, waste, VSM, 5's, quality standards and has sound EHS knowledge Prior experience of working within a supply chain, logistics, transportation, and warehouse/store environment with a comprehensive knowledge of logistics process and procedures with at least 3 years' experience in a warehouse/materials management
o Preferable to have good import/export knowledge, customs regulations, and security protocols
o Strong knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft applications, SAP and various online portals
o Full clean driving licence
o Good Presentation and Communication skills
o Work experience from Rail, Construction or Project industry
o Excellent time management and interpersonal skills


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