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105491 - Warehouse Manager - Westmeath

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westmeath
Date: 6/09/2019
Job Reference: 105491
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
Contact Email:

Job Description

Warehouse Manager - Westmeath - 105491

Title: Warehouse Manager

Reports to: Operations Manager

Purpose of Job:
Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day to day management of the warehouse function to support the ongoing expansion of the business.

Major Roles & Responsibilities:

• Manage the warehouse resources to support the business needs in a 24 hour environment.
• Develop KPI’s for a warehouse function to drive business continuous improvement & achieve operational, financial, stock and service targets.
• Implement “Best in Class” warehouse practices and processes.
• Identify, implement and develop warehouse systems to drive efficiency.
• Manage inbound and outbound shipments.
• Recruit, train, develop and motivate a team of staff to ensure set performance targets are met.
• Flexibility to meet the needs of the business is also a requirement.
• Ensure smooth day to day running of the warehouse and logistics areas including the raw materials, components and finished goods flows, storage locations (inside and outside) and external warehouses.
• Responsibility for all staff within the logistics warehouses including all aspects of people management, grievances, disciplinaries, recording of holidays, absence, coaching, motivatation, etc.
• Ensure that all warehouse staff are properly trained and all certificates are valid.
• Assures adequate inventory accuracy and also assess capacity in place to meet plant requirements.
• Maintain accurate records of warehouse receipts/dispatches and internal reports
• Produce internal KPI’s
• Housekeeping and general tidiness both inside and outside the buildings
• Incident reporting and correct action implementation
• Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
• Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
• Strictly adhere to cGMP requirements.

• Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

• IPICS or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience in a similar environment.

• Five (5) years previous warehouse management experience is essential as is the desire to work in a fast paced, target driven environment and you must have the ability to motivate and manage the performance of teams.
• Successful record of delivering results against service related KPI's.
• Process driven with strong systems experience.
• Strong people person who is a leader and communicates effectively with all levels of staff & management and is able to get the best out of their team.
• Experience in a medical device environment is desirable but not essential.
• Oracle experience would be an advantage.
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
• Flexibility to adapt to aggressive internal/external customer demands.
• Proactively adapt to changing environment and respond accordingly in an efficient and timely manner.

For further information on this Warehouse Manager role in Westmeath please contact Fiona Keane on 086 773 8651/

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