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Warehouse Manager


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse Manager to join our site in Derby. They will be a member of the Operations Team and be responsible for:


  • Representing the Company and Operations values and communicating these to the team
  • Safe operation of the warehouse, storage and loading areas including a focus on the safe operation of mobile plant
  • Engaging the department to facilitate improvement activities
  • Coaching and training to ensure the required balance of skills are available and to increase accountability and autonomous working
  • Labour planning to meet an, often, volatile demand
  • Maintenance of internal customer service levels to agreed KPIs
  • Adherence to the agreed incoming and outgoing delivery plans within agreed costs


Ensuring excellent people management is a key part of this role and the role holder will have high levels of accountability and pro-actively action improvements in the areas of responsibility and in the wider organisation (if required)

Key Challenges


  • Challenging poor performance and personal behaviours in all areas and taking agreed actions when agreed
  • Raising safety performance in all areas especially the use of mobile plant and storage equipment
  • Proactively identifying improvements and actioning with all stakeholders
  • Managing a large team across a 24/7 shift
  • Improve accountability at all levels and empower the team
  • Ensure 2 way communications focus on feedback and engagement
  • Identifying and implementing warehousing process improvements within agreed constraints

Skills & Qualities


Is this you?


  • Graduate level (or equivalent) with +5 years a team, ideally in a FMCG environment
  • At least 2 years experience in a logistics based role
  • Trained ERP system user (ideally SAP
  • Career-focused with strong desire to take on additional responsibilities over 1-2 years
  • Strong interpersonal and mentoring/coaching skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • People management experience.
  • Achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurised environment
  • Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment



In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.


RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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