Warehouse Manager – London (England)

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Fine Art Warehouse Manager – Middlesex – NEG- VR/21896

Our client, a specialist shipper of fine art, antiques and other unique items, are seeking an experienced Fine Art Warehouse Manager to join their team.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Management responsibilities for the Warehouse Team to include coordinating and enforcing program and operational policies & procedures; taking lead on recruitment & training; mentoring & developing the team; scheduling; authorising timesheets and dealing with various ER issues such as performance management, disciplinaries and grievances where required
  • Visible, hands-on day to day control of warehouse and site operations to include assisting with loading & unloading vehicles, carrying out audits, heavy lifting, packing etc.
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and content by enforcing and monitoring security procedures.
  • Control inventory levels by conducting regular physical audits and reconciling with our inventory management software
  • Maintain maximum storage utilisation by regular reviewing of storage layouts and ensuring storage best practice is observed
  • Ensure physical condition of warehouse is maintained to a high standard by inspecting equipment, issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions
  • Manage resource according to planned workloads and schedules
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational internal workshops and establishing personal networks
  • Liaise with customers/clients and provide excellent customer service
  • Other adhoc duties as required

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable 5 year employment or education history with a proven record of warehouse management or supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on customer service
  • Driving license
  • Willingness to work across sites
  • The ability to develop budgets that reflect a good grasp of their warehouse operations
  • Have a sound understanding of handling procedures and standards for works of art
  • Have experience in safety & security management
  • Be able to further develop internal standards and the ability to maintain them through good management practices
  • Excellent reporting skills and the ability to analyse information

The client is looking for someone who is looking for a long term career move.

If you wish to apply, or for more information, please email your CV to the Removals team of Red Recruit at careers@redrecruit.com quoting reference VR/21896

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