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Warehouse Manager

Employer
International Logistics Group
Location
Our brand new site in Brackmills
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Sector
Logistics, Warehouse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About us

We're an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. In 2018 we became part of Yusen Logistics (YL), which has strengthened our freight forwarding service offering by air, road, and ocean to add to our established global parcel delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business - we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people's achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business. If you want to further your career, learn from a friendly team and realise your full potential in a fast-growing company, this is the role for you.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Warehouse Manager to join us at our new 180k square foot facility that will be opening this year. Ideally you will be someone who has experience of startups and project management and is used to managing a warehouse with over 100 staff. As a Warehouse Manager you are responsible for the management of all warehouse activities and staff. You would be expected to assign and organise staff, manage performance and productivity to ensure full contract coverage and excellent standards of customer service at all times, including:
  • Managing manpower levels and other resources in line with agreed parameters
  • Coordinating operational activities to ensure the required service level is provided
  • Conducting regular briefings and ensure effective communications with the Operational Team
  • Recognising training needs and providing solutions to ensure team members have the required knowledge for their role
  • Actively supporting operational change whilst minimising disruption to production and service
  • Supporting the regional manager in working closely with ILG sales and implementation teams to make informed decisions on new business opportunities
  • Travel between ILG sites is an absolute necessity and reasonable travel at short notice is expected to other ILG UK or YLUK sites and any ILG site in Europe as and when needed.


What we are looking for

  • Track record of warehouse management, preferably in a 3 rd party Logistics environment
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse operations
  • Proven ability to successfully operate at Management level with clients from different sectors
  • Sound financial acumen, particularly regarding cost management/labour control
  • Strong communication and presentations skills
  • A track record of making tangible improvements against SLAs
  • Comfortable making decisions
  • Resilience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Passion for owning issues, striving for solutions or better outcomes
  • Experience of startups/project management (desirable)
  • Experience of working with WMS software platforms (desirable)

Please be aware we will be considering applications as we receive them and arranging interviews accordingly. Depending on the volume of applications we receive we may close this advert ahead of the advertised closing date.

Company

About ILG

We’re one of the UK's top delivery and fulfilment businesses. That means we store, pack, personalise, gift-wrap and distribute high-value products to consumers and retailers across the world. Our customers range from boutique start-ups to global designer and luxury businesses, mostly fashion, beauty and wellbeing brands.

Great people have always been a cornerstone of ILG. And, because we’re growing fast and coming up to our busiest time of year, we’re on the lookout for more great people to join our amazing team.

We rely on a talented and engaged workforce that’s ready to go the extra mile for our customers. In return we go further to reward our people and share our success. So, we give a voice to all our colleagues on sustainability, health and safety and other essential issues. We run ‘staff member of the month’ awards to spotlight star performers. And we have a lively social committee to ensure we play as hard as we work!

Why join ILG? Here are few good reasons…

  • We’re a fast-moving business, so no two days are the same
  • A variety of work patterns and overtime hours to suit you
  • We invest in you with ongoing training and development
  • We believe in working hard and having fun
  • Share in our business-wide supportive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Access opportunities to progress your career internally at ILG
  • Enjoy 22 days holiday, rising to 25 days with length of service
  • Benefit from our annual salary review process
  • ‘Charity of the year’ and other fundraising opportunities
  • Annual awards ceremony and party to celebrate individual and company success

As an inclusive employer we feel our workforce should mirror the diversity of the communities we serve. So, we promote equality and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Take a look at the jobs available in ILG’s warehouse, customer services and HR teams >>

Warehouse operations are at the centre of what we do. Our customers choose ILG because our attention to detail across services like order picking, embroidery, gift-wrapping, product engraving and packing adds something special to their brand. If you’re interested in doing this type of work in a clean and efficient warehouse environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Company info
Website
Telephone
0844 264 8000
Location
Logistics House
Charles Avenue
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9TQ
United Kingdom

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