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Warehouse Manager

About the role

Warehouse Manager, Kerry Foods Charleville

Due to increased site activity, we now have a requirement for a Warehouse Manager to manage our site warehouse operations in our Charleville site – home to our much loved Cheesestrings product!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the supply chain on a permanent basis to support the overall site strategy. This role would suit an ambitious and dynamic individual looking to gain experience in a fast paced FMCG. You will have previous warehouse management experience, ideally in a production facility.

If you have experience in warehouse/supply chain from a FMCG, retail or fast paced background and are looking for your next career move then we would love to hear from you as we will be holding interviews shortly.

Manage all warehouse operations, utilising the team to ensure accuracy in pick rates, goods-in/out and loading rates to achieve maximum productivity without compromising product integrity and Health and Safety.

Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager

Key responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt and dispatch of goods.
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies.
  • Maintaining up-to-date stock control systems and ensuring inventories are accurate.
  • Briefing Team on a daily basis.
  • Managing people resources and organising the recruitment and training of staff.
  • Monitoring staff performance and progress; motivating, and encouraging teamwork to ensure  targets are met and exceeded.
  • Conducting appraisals with employees and monitor performance giving feedback to individuals and the team where necessary to ensure an efficient operation and identify training needs tailored to the individual and operational requirements.
  • Generating regular reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment.
  • Overseeing the planned maintenance of vehicles and equipment that all relevant checks are made and when problems arise, contacting the relevant contractors to resolve the issue.
  • Complete all administration functions required by the operation. E.g. Rotas, statutory records, timekeeping, accident reports, returns to work, absence notifications.
  • Be conversant with and operate at all times within the current Health and Safety legislation including local departmental procedures.
Qualifications and skills

About the successful person:

  • Min 3 years managerial warehouse experience essential, preferably in a FMCG environment.
  • Proficient on MS Office.
  • Proven ability to manage a variety of tasks within a fast moving working environment that is customer focused.
  • Proven experience in driving continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing teams and to build strong cross functional relationships.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with managers at all levels.

More importantly! You will have a desire to know the intricacies of how our business operates and be able to build excellent relationships with stakeholders and everyone in general! We love personality too and people who take ownership and pride in what they do and enjoy doing it!  There are exciting things happening at Kerry Foods now and in the near future, we want people to stick around and be part of that journey through growing their career with us. Sounds like you might want in? Apply now, and don’t miss out! #wearekerryfoods

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