LWC Drinks

Warehouse Manager - Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot | £Competitive

Job Function: Warehousing
Industry Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain & Distribution

LWC Drinks Ltd provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies. LWC Drinks are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently LWC Drinks employ over 1000 people and they have 15 depots across the UK as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Openshaw, in Manchester.

Job Title: Warehouse Manager Reports To: Operations Manager – Heathfield, Newton Abbot

Brief Overview

Warehouse managers are responsible for coordinating the storage, transportation and delivery of goods. You will also be involved in stock control and warehousing. Managing the day to day running of the warehouse. Monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods
Responsible for the line management of the staff within the distribution team including warehouse staff and transportation staff
Ensuring that all delivery requirements for the depot are successfully met

Core Duties:

- Managing recruitment, Induction, training and appraising of employees
- Allocation and manage staff resource according to ever changing needs
- Managing of costs within budget
- Implement, manage and maintain heath and safety standards
- Manage an effective stock control and replenishment process
- Liaising with customers to ensure high levels of customer service are being achieved
- Managing Goods in Process

Key Skills:

- Ability to be flexible as we are a 6 day operation
- Organisational and planning skills
- Good IT skills
- Good team work skills

Knowledge and Experience:

- National CPC and IOSH holder would be advantageous but not essential, as training would be provided for the right applicant.
- FLT and Flexi licence preferred but not essential
- Communication and Leadership skills
- Able to motivate a workforce and encourage strong teamwork
- Minimum 2 years in warehouse/leadership experience