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Warehouse Manager

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Warehouse Manager


Responsible to:    Supply Chain Manager

Responsible for:  Site Responsibility for all warehousing activities.


Location:               Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, Leek


Description of Duties


Key Tasks:


  • Liaising with internal customers, suppliers and transport companies.
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order assembly and dispatch of goods.
  • Using space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently and making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met.
  • Maintaining accurate stock control systems and procedures.
  • Responding to and dealing with stock enquiries with a high level of accuracy and urgency in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring stock control systems remain current, making sure inventories are accurate.
  • Day to day management of the goods inwards team.
  • Responsibility for the H&S within the warehousing department: ownership and completion of RAMS and the associated training thereof.
  • Planning future capacity requirements.
  • Monitoring employee performance and progress.
  • Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded.
  • Producing regular reports (utilisation, GMP, Outbound KPI and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation.
  • Special activities/projects as requested by Supply Chain Manager





  • Capacity planning for the warehouse per stocking policies and allergen controls
  • Completion of daily, weekly and monthly GMP audits with QA.
  • Self-audit of the warehouse environment in line with good manufacturing practice, safe working practices and food safety control.
  • Target setting for all warehousing and goods inwards employees.
  • Having a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these.
  • Liaising with the customer service and logistics team to ensure goods are received and despatched on time in full in accordance with the production / delivery plan
  • Resolve stock inaccuracies in a timely manner with Inventory Manager
  • Assist the Inventory manager with all stock takes. Ensure stock take is resourced correctly.
  • Create and own the training plan for the warehousing and goods inwards teams
  • Train employees in robust transactions through the Movex system




Essential Criteria:


Candidates must:


  • Min 3 years’ experience in warehousing management
  • Min 3 years’ people management experience
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and people management skills.
  • IOSH or equivalent safety qualification
  • Highly competent in the use of an ERP system
  • Highly competent in the use of MS Office, in particular Excel


Desirable Criteria:


Candidates should:


  • Awareness and competent in the use of Inorda/Movex system
  • Food Industry experience
  • FLT and Flexi Licence



To apply please send your CV and overing letter to:


Naomi Ledgar, HR Advisor

Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, Sunnyhills Road, Leek,

Staffordshire, ST13 5RJ


Please email for more details.