Core Recruitment

Senior Warehouse Manager

Senior Warehouse Manager

£40,000- £45,000 + benefits


My client is one of the largest food wholesale operators in the UK, offering branded and private-label goods to over 400,000 customers, including independent convenience stores, grocers, pubs and restaurants.

They have recently launched a new branch of their business to become the new force in foodservice and will serve major foodservice customers from their Reading Distribution Centre.

My client is need of an experienced Warehouse Manager/Transport Manager to progress with this operation that has gone from strength to strength in last 3 years.

Specific experience/qualifications required:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role will lead, drive, plan, monitor and be responsible for the whole warehouse and transport operation.

The role requires someone capable of working under pressure, displaying a good analytical approach to work to deliver business results and to achieve performance and service levels.

As an inspirational leader, with energy, enthusiasm and passion, you will assist with the recruitment, training and start up processes of this new operation.

You will be responsible for building and developing your own team and creating a sense of culture and pride towards a successful customer facing operation.

You must be from a FMCG foodservice/drinks warehouse management background and CPC qualified.

Essential Skills

  • CPC qualified
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Good analytical and organised approach to work
  • Ability to plan resource with accuracy
  • Experience of KPI management and achievement of targets
  • A team player with the ability to be firm and decisive
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Display aspects of own self awareness of behaviour and personal effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Flexibility and the requirement to work additional hours


  • A good understanding of multi temperature warehouse procedures and compliance
  • Supervisory / Management experience, ideally in a FMCG warehousing environment
  • PC skills for Excel / Word / Powerpoint andWMSexperience
  • Methodical approach to statistical reporting and its accuracy as well as incident reporting
  • Experience with appraisal / performance management techniques
  • Experience working within budgetary constraints
  • HACCP / IOSHH trained advantageous
  • Customer Service focus

If you have the skills and experience for this great opportunity, please forward your CV to or call 02077902666 for more information.

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  • Rate: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Core Recruitment
  • Contact: Taj Rai
  • Tel: 0207 790 2666
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SWM1
  • Posted: 2016-09-24 12:59:23 -

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