Warehouse Manager

East London

£45K per annum


The Role – Warehouse FLM

Fresh People are looking to recruit a Warehouse FLM for a Large Food Manufacturing operation based in East London to lead and manage a group of Despatch Operatives and Coordinators to ensure the safe and accurate receipt, handing and distribution of goods in accordance with all legal and company requirements working 4 on 4 off on day shift .

The Candidate

This role would be suited to a candidate looking to progress in the future into a senior management role

  • 2-5 years Previous leadership/management experience in a warehousing operation.
  • Previous experience in a comparable blue chip, FMCG role desirable.
  • PC literate, Microsoft Office and Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good leadership skills and excellent communicator
  • A strong focus on the customer
  • Leads by example with the ‘Safety First’ message

The Key Requirements

  • Set clear goals, targets and expectations of performance for the whole team on shift to ensure all relevant KPI’s are met ie; costs per baskets and baskets per hour
  • Ensure all shift members are aware of and complying with environmental, health and safety, legal and company standards
  • Ensure optimal labour utilisation, by making best use of the company Warehouse Management Systems and labour flexibility.
  • Recruit, train and develop Operatives and Coordinators to ensure operating at highest level of efficiency
  • Execute continuous improvement action plans (e.g. PDP initiatives, productivity improvements to ensure that CI targets are achieved.
  • Ensure that any service issues arising are addressed promptly and where appropriate, and escalate
  • Prepare and present solid and reliable key information at various meetings/reviews.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with other teams on site to ensure cross functional working and the optimal performance of the function is achieved.
  • Responsible for hazard, accident and near miss reporting of all the team
  • Ensuring Health assessment compliance management

If you have previous experience working as a Warehouse FLM predominantly in Food , an RDC or in an FMCG environment previously then reach out today we would like to hear from you


Ruth Counsell