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Warehouse General Manager - J41 Wakefield

About The... We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Warehouse Manager to initially join our busy Logistics Head Office, J41 Distribution Centre in Wakfield.   Reporting to the Site Manager, the Warehouse Manager has the...

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About The Role
We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Warehouse Manager to initially join our busy Logistics Head Office, J41 Distribution Centre in Wakfield.
 
Reporting to the Site Manager, the Warehouse Manager has the accountability to lead the warehouse’s daily operation and the shift management team.

This is a great opportunity for a high potential individual looking for the next step, or an individual operating at this level with future potential. We are looking for a people leader with the drive to have a real impact on how we run the site. You’ll be expected to develop and deliver the overall site strategy in line with the Logistics vision.

Here at Morrison’s our Warehouse Managers do the following;

  • Running of the specific department on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Leading and ensuring the team achieve performance KPI’s and targets on time and in full whilst ensuring full compliance with all operational standards and specifications
  • Engage and motivate Shift Operations Managers, Team Managers and all colleagues to be their best at all time to deliver excellent standards of service to our customers
  • Set clear goals, objectives, pace and develop a site performance improvement plan linked to the overall Logistics strategy to drive performance
About You
What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Warehouse Manager?

  • Extensive experience in people leadership, able to lead teams through coaching and development
  • Previous strong Logistics/ FMCG experience from a people focused business
  • Strong commercial acumen to drive performance and analyse financial data
  • Strong ability to engage and communicate with teams
  • A strong track record of delivering excellent results through a team
  • Background in Lean and Continuous Improvement
 
About The Company
You may already know that Morrisons is the UK’s 4th largest supermarket. But did you know that we’re also the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer?
 
Our offering is unique, as unlike other supermarkets, we source and process over 90% of the fresh food that we sell in store.
 
We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving 11 million customers across the UK over nearly 500 stores and an online home delivery service.
 
Why Join Us?
 
We’ve a fantastic bunch of people who are at the top of their game in all kinds of fields. And in return for looking after our customers, we look after them with great rewards. Don’t just take our word for it,  to hear from our colleagues about what life is really like at Morrisons.
 
 

Extra information

Location
Wakefield
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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