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Warehouse Manager

Requisition ID 38588
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-JT1
Posting Type LI


About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

The Warehouse Manager will manage and control the Warehousing and Delivery operations for the Site. This involves the efficient and safe warehousing and transportation of packaging, raw materials and finished goods, including Kerry-managed / 3PL operations and will require you to liaise with internal Kerry teams such as Customer Service, Quality Control, Procurement and Manufacturing etc.

Work location : NZ, Auckland 

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee and control of all aspects related to the receiving of Goods including, but not limited to:
  • Receiving reports & management of timeslots.
  • Receiving & inspection of inwards goods.
  • Receiving and allocating of all items into the storage locations of the Warehouse (production and raw materials).
  • Manage stocktaking process for raw materials & finished goods, including cycle counting.
  • Supervise the finished goods distribution planning process.
  • Participate in S&OP meetings as required.
  • Implement Supply Chain strategies & policies as required.
  • HACCP, Hazardous substances & Dangerous Goods control.
  • GMP Management, and Waste management.
  • Reporting – Pest Control, Put-away and Pick reporting.
  • Review warehouse schedule (balancing of incoming and outgoing).
  • Review & follow up implementation of SOPs in the warehouse.
  • Oversee, manage & train a team of warehouse and transportation personnel, and monitor 3PL suppliers (service quality, audit result / findings).
  • Review slow moving inventory with Supply Chain team.
  • Manage the Labour Hire Requirements for the Warehouse Team.

Qualifications and skills

  • Diploma / Degree with 8-10 years’ experience in a warehouse management role.
  • Experience in Raw Materials & Finished Goods essential, with knowledge of HSE.
  • Prior experience of working in a Food Manufacturing environment along with an understanding of HACCP and GMP will be a strong advantage.
  • ERP System experience – preferably in SAP.
  • Excellent communication & people management skills are a must.
  • Enjoys working in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to multi-task in an environment with changing priorities.

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