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Job Description

A Warehouse Manager has overall responsibility for running a warehouse. They will oversee receipt of goods, storage and delivery, making sure that goods are received on time and in good condition and that delivery schedules are met to keep customers happy. They will also make sure the warehouse is kept clean and tidy and could be responsible for recruitment and training.

This role applies to both small, medium and large operations - such as at retail superstores distribution depots and manufacturing plants.

Entry Requirements

No set requirements though you may need supervisory experience and qualifications in warehouse or distribution work.

Relevant experience in an area like retail may be useful and tt may give you an advantage if you have a forklift licence for larger operational roles like depot work.

It might help you access an (employer's) management training scheme if have a foundation degree, HND or degree in a subjects like transport management, supply chain management or logistics.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead and manage a team
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent customer service abilities
  • Physically fit
  • Good motivation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good at problem solving
  • Health and safety awareness

Starting Salary

£18,000 to £40,000

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