Responsibilities
 
  • Coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
  • Use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
  • Have a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these
  • Coordinate the use of automated and computerised systems where necessary
  • Respond to and deal with customer communication by email and telephone
  • Keep stock control systems up to date and make sure inventories are accurate
  • Plan future capacity requirements
  • Organise the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
  • Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Brief team leaders on a daily basis
  • Visit customers to monitor the quality of service they are receiving
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely
  • Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipments
     
Requirements
 
Bachelor's degree in logistics or a related field.
Experience of working in a team and dealing with people in a warehouse setting will improve your chances. 
Getting a forklift licence will be helpful.
 
Skills
 
  • Planning and organising skills to effectively manage the flow of stock
  • Analytical ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Initiative and decisiveness
  • Technical and IT skills, particularly when it comes to database management and spreadsheets
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work on a tactical and strategic level
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines