Job Summary

Our client, a provider of moving services, is searching for an experienced Warehouse Manager to join their team based in Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a busy warehouse, ensuring all operations run safely and efficiently at all times.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Day to day management of the warehouse, ensuring all operations are running effectively, safely, and within tight deadlines.
  • Innovate, introduce and maintain strong working operational procedures into the warehouse, consistently striving to improve warehouse operations.
  • Weekly reviews of KPI's for warehouse employees, deploying resources and organising shifts taking into account holidays and absences.
  • Taking into account the seasonal nature of the business and making decisions to improve efficiency to meet client demands during busier periods.
  • Overseeing warehouse expenses, recommending more efficient working methods when necessary to improve efficiency and profitability.
  • Assisting with picking and vehicle loading as required and displaying knowledge of loading and unloading containers safely.
  • Acting as a first point of contact for issues and escalations from warehouse employees, clients and tenants.
  • Sharing knowledge with younger members of the warehouse, and organising extra training for all employees when necessary to ensure continuous employee improvement and customer satisfaction at all times.
  • Administrative duties such as answering emails, telephone calls and other queries quickly and accurately.


  • Over 5 years' warehouse industry experience.
  • Managerial qualifications desirable, but not essential
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with individuals at all levels within the warehouse
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic attitude

Monday - Friday shifts, 10 hours between 6:00am and 6:00pm including 1 hour for lunch.

If you are interested in hearing more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alchemy today.

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Job Summary

Reference: 9209

Sector: Logistics, Procurement, Distribution and Supply Chain

Location: Hertfordshire, England

Salary: £negotiable depending on experience

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 10 Dec 2018