Warehouse Logistics Manager - Northants

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Warehouse Logistics Manager - Northants
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East Midlands
Management, Commercial

We're looking for an experienced leader to manage the process flow within Logistics warehouses and the workload of a small team of Logistics Operatives.  You'll have the experience and skills to maintain an effective operation in a high pressure environment and consistently achieve quality service delivery to the Customer whilst promoting best practise through example, target setting and ongoing review.  

This will involve:

  • Preparation of daily workload from the Sales Order Book and print picksheets and pallet labels

  • Planning shift activities and staffing requirements

  • Allocating work to appropriate Logistics Operatives

  • Generating transportation quotes within 3 working days for Operation department.

  • Reviewing staff requirement and booking appropriate Agency staff as and when required.

  • Co-ordinating the efforts of the Logistics Operatives to ensure all work is completed on time

  • Accountability for the quality of all product receipts and despatches carried out by the team

  • Investigating and resolving all stock discrepancies or damages through the application of route cause analysis and problem resolution

  • Holding regular meetings to communicate feedback and promote adherence to best practise; encourage the participation, co-operation and contribution of the whole team

  • Identifying, co-ordinating and promoting improvement and 5S activities and ensuring the team develops and works to standard operating procedures, health and safety etc

  • Co-ordinating PA Checks (Perpetual Audit) and annual Stock Take activities

  • Responsibility for the recruitment, appraisal, training and development of all Logistics Operatives

  • In accordance with Company Policy address all disciplinary matters concerning Logistics Operatives in conjunction with Factory Manager.

  • Raising requests or direct purchase orders for handling, packaging and safety equipment as required

  • Responsibilty for the overall warehouse and yard environment and general health and safety

  • Attending meetings as required as a representative of Logistics

  • Undertaking performance monitoring and reviews

  • Planning the rota for On Call cover as and when required.

  • Arranging and authorising overtime hours in conjunction with the Factory Manager

  • Conducting annual review meetings with Haulage companies.


  • 2 years experience in Logistics environment

  • Supervisory experience

  • Computer literacy

  • Reach truck license

  • Counterbalance truck license

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Good numeracy and literacy

  • Health and Safety awareness

The Recruitment Hub is a recruitment business and agency.

These criteria are not age specific and candidates of all ages will be considered. Both our client and The Recruitment Hub are Equal Opportunities Employers.

We would like to thank you for your interest in this vacancy and hope that you are successful in your application, however if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application, we must ask you to assume that you have not been selected for interview for this particular role, we do however express the hope that you will apply for future job opportunities with The Recruitment Hub.