Warehouse Manager / Logistics Manager
Buy It Direct is a dynamic, creative and innovative ecommerce electrical goods retailer. We’re one of the fastest growing and largest independent UK online retailers, with a turnover of over £200 million. We have six well recognised, award winning online brands including: Laptops Direct, Appliances Direct and Furniture123.
Additionally we operate website solutions for Debenhams and Tesco. We continue to grow year on year, so now’s the time to join! Last year we were voted the 5th best online shop in the UK by Which? Customers, beating many well-known brands.
Position: Warehouse Operations Manager
Location: Elland (Commutable form Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford, Wakefield, Rochdale, Barnsley, Manchester and surrounding areas)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: up to £45,000 dependent on experience
Benefits: A healthcare cash plan is in place to give you money back on all the basic such as opticians, dentist, physio, health screening, and so much more. We make sure you’ve got your holidays with an incremental entitlement starting at 20 plus 8 bank holiday and increasing to 25 plus 8 bank holidays the longer than you’re here. No-one likes to work on their birthday, so after one years’ service we also make sure you get this day off too so you can go out and celebrate!
About the role:
We are currently recruiting for a Logistics Operations Manager looking for a new challenge in a fast paced, dynamic eCommerce business. Our 160,000 sq. foot site is located in Elland, West Yorkshire, we run over a 3-shift operation, employing 100+ permanent staff. Having only opened in July 2017 it’s a great opportunity to help shape the future of the logistics operation from the ground up. You will report into the Head of Operations, and have direct responsibility for 3 Shift Managers.
- Responsible for all Depot resources and the effective utilisation of all resources
- Carry out regular reviews to make sure the performance is meeting the necessary business levels against set indicators
- Monitor and control costs against set budgets
- Ensure that processes are in place for effective communication, consultation and feedback
- Ensure regular health and safety assessments are undertaken
- Maintain close contact with key customer to gauge perceived levels of service
- In order to develop the team you’ll encourage personal development of individuals, ensure that identified training needs are met and maintain appropriate succession plans
We’re really keen to recruit a talented individual with strong, demonstrable management experience within warehousing / logistics, alongside the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and take the initiative.
It’s essential that you have previous experience of disciplinary, grievance and managing attendance procedures.
As you’d expect we need you to have knowledge and understanding of warehouse KPI`s with an understanding of financial management / performance of the warehouse.
Of course, you must be highly motivated, competent communicator who can create effective working relationship with all levels throughout the organisation.
You must be a proven problem-solver who undertakes a structured and proactive approach to the resolution of issues, as well as have strong numeracy and IT ability with previous experience of WMS, ideally RedPrairie. Finally you will of course need to be flexible to cover all shifts.
You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Team Leader, Warehouse Operative, Logistics Manager, Shift Manager, Shift Supervisor, Logistics Supervisor, Logistics Team Leader, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Supervisor, Supply Chain Team Leader, Operations Manager, Operations Supervisor, Operations Team Leader, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications
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