Interim Warehouse Manager



Job Description:
We are actively looking to engage warehousing professional to join a small, but rapidly growing, team in a retail based warehouse in Leicester! We are seeking an Interim Warehouse Manager for a minimum of a one year contract…

Client Details

Our client are a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of high-end retail goods based in Leicester. This family-run business has been operational for 89 years and is rapidly expanding their e-commerce and store offerings to the market. Due to the incumbent leaving the business for maternity, we are actively seeking a candidate to fulfil a minimum of a 12 month obligation. The business turnovers in excess of 131 million, expanding up 9% YoY!


The Interim Warehouse Manager will report into the Head of Logistics on a daily basis and be responsible for the following areas of the Leicester site:

Daily management of 15-20 colleagues, rising to 30 during peak.
Basis managerial responsibility such as return to work, appraisals, absence management
Based upon one of the key warehousing sections, i.e. inbound, outbound, pick & pack, replenishment or e-commerce.
Responsible for all health & safety across site and promoting a safe atmosphere in which to work.
Colleague engagement is at the forefront of the business, thus you will be expected to promote a healthy environment.
Responsible for all training, development and coaching of their team.
Joint responsibility for continuous improvement within the warehouse such as GEMBA walks and Kaizen events.Profile

The successful Interim Warehouse Manager will be based in Leicester and embody the following experience / skills:

3+ years experience in Warehouse Team Management, Supervision and / or Warehouse Management.
Strong background of knowledge in warehousing and logistics
Proven track record of leading teams of 15+ colleagues.
IOSH or NEBOSH is desirable, but not essential.
Any history of CI or Kaizen would be advantageous but not essential.
Commutable to LeicesterJob Offer

15% annual bonus
25+8 days holiday allowance
BUPA personal healthcare
Large opportunities for progression

Job Reference:

£35000 – £39000/annum

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