Warehouse Manager – Automotive / Commercial Vehicle Products

Job Ref:

3110JC

Location:

Walsall, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Lichfield, Tamworth

Location Category:

Midlands 

Salary:

Basic (£30-35k) + bonus + benefits

Salary Category:

£30,001 - £40,000

The Consultant:
Julian Curtis

I have 40 years’ experience in the Automotive parts retail and distribution sectors. I have worked for Glen Callum Associates for 14 years and pride myself in providing an excellent service to candidates and Aftermarket and OEM clients.

Warehouse Manager – Automotive / Commercial Vehicle Products 

A highly motivated team focussed Warehouse Manager is required to join the management team within an Automotive / Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket product manufacturer based in the West Midlands.

Our client is an independent forward-thinking Automotive Aftermarket company, who have an exciting product portfolio with huge potential for growth. They have a well-developed range and can design and launch new lines through their manufacturing facilities.

They have an opportunity for a Warehouse Manager to co-ordinate their warehouse and logistics operation supporting the requirements of their UK customer network.  The role reports directly to the Commercial Director.

Basic (£30-35k) + bonus + benefits

Ideally: West Midlands- Walsall, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Lichfield, Tamworth

Your job is to organise the warehouse operation utilising the team to meet the customer requirements and support the sales team by providing a first class service.

The ideal candidate will have a proven grounding as a Warehouse Manager preferably within a company supplying distributors in the automotive components, engineering, industrial, construction, electrical or related sectors.

The Job – Warehouse Manage

A commercially aware Warehouse Manager managing a team of eight warehouse operatives.

  • Take control of the facility organising ordering, goods inwards, despatch, product locations and a small assembly line.
  • The company holds a stock value of 2mm and has daily despatches of 150-200 parcels.
  • Negotiate contracts with carriers for cost effective delivery of stock.
  • Set KPI’s for the warehouse team and manage and review on a regular basis.
  • Make sure all equipment is fully working within the warehouse.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety in the facility.
  • Work closely with all key managers within the business.
  • Communicate with the internal sales team to highlight any issues with customer’s orders.
  • Responsible for stocktake and regular stock checks.
  • Regular recording of activity on the company I.T system (MAM Software).

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will require the following as essentials:

  • A highly focussed people manager.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have experience motivating, managing and training a warehouse operations team.
  • Hands-on approach and support the team where required.
  • The ability to build and maintain good relationships with all colleagues at every position.
  • High level of organisational abilities, ensuring there is enough coverage to facilitate the daily requirements.
  • Have a good level of PC literacy and knowledge of Microsoft office. (Experience with MAM Software isn’t essential but could be beneficial)
  • Have a flexible approach to work.
  • A can-do attitude making sure daily tasks are concluded by close of trading.
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety standards.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the Warehouse Manager’s job please forward your CV to Julian Curtis, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Julian directly for a further chat on the job.

Julian will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Julian who will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3110JC

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

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