Warehouse Manager – Derby

Job purpose

Effectively and efficiently manage a 24/7 warehouse operation ensuring the maintenance of company agreed SLAs and KPIs.

Source and nature of management provided

Warehouse Operations Manager (Line Manager)

Head of Warehousing

Staff management responsibility

Warehouse Team Leaders

Warehouse Operatives

Warehouse Administrator

Special Conditions

Monday – Friday (45 Hours)

Timings Monday – Friday 08:00 am to 5.30 pm

Must be flexible with overtime as and when required to support operational requirements

Main duties and responsibilities

HR Responsibilities

1 Line Management responsibilities for the full employee lifecycle of staff including training and development.

2 Uphold corporate values. Responsible for providing a positive and encouraging atmosphere at all times to ensure all staff work to their best abilities.

3 Conduct weekly team meetings including any company communications.

Health & Safety Responsibilities

4 Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health, Safety and Environmental regulations, the company handbook, Quality standards and all other company policies and procedures.

5 Manage the effective supervision of health, safety & welfare for the warehouse team.

Quality Responsibilities

6 Ensure all processes are rigidly adhered to at all times by all staff.

7 Advise process improvements to assist with continuous excellence.

8 To generate weekly management reports to present to the Logistics Contract Manager.

Operational Responsibilities

9 Ensuring the warehouse delivers a high level of efficiency whilst undertaking operational and statutory quality requirements through effect resource planning.

10 Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all physical transactions to maintain stock integrity through proficient use of data terminals.

11 Optimise the building use to achieve maximum stock density, without compromising operational efficiency, whilst maintaining safe working practices.

12 Ensure all activity is allocated and processed (and therefore recorded) using data terminals.

13 To be a direct point of contact for the customer to liaise about exceptional requirements if and when necessary above and beyond SLOTS bookings.

14 Responsible for operational KPI’s through effective management of shift KPI’s.

You will from time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by your line manager. You are required to follow all ATL policies and procedures at all times and take account of ATL guidance.

Criteria: Qualifications and Training


  • Qualified to GCSE Level in English and Maths (or equivalent)


  • Qualification in Supervisory Management
Criteria: Knowledge and Experience


  • Warehouse Management experience
  • Experience of maintaining KPIs and operational processes
  • Experience of managing teams within tight quality and efficiency parameters
  • Demonstrable Experience of people and performance management
Criteria: Skills and Aptitudes


  • Ability to make effective decisions
  • Ability to constructively question, challenge and improve upon existing processes
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • The ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Resilience with an ability to keep calm under pressure and continue to follow the correct processes even under difficult circumstances
  • Possesses the ability to lead and motivate teams of people to succeed by utilising appropriate interpersonal style, including leading by example, setting clear objectives and defining responsibilities to give a clear sense of direction
  • Ability to build professional interpersonal relationships with team members, other internal departments and external customers
  • Adept at communicating with staff either through email or face to face
  • Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving


  • Proficient in the use of JDA (RedPrairie) WMS
Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent


£23,000 – £25,000/year


Warehouse Management: 2 years (Required)


GCSE or equivalent (Required)


Derby (preferred)


Driving (Required)


Fluent English (Preferred)


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