Warehouse Manager – Smiths News – Aberdeen

Smiths News

About the role

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Joining us as a Warehouse Manager you’ll manage the operation in the depot; the role involves management of theoperation ensuring accurate and timely delivery of newspapers and magazines out to our retailers.

This interesting and challenging role in our management team will see you ensuring a planned and effective night operation is in place, taking responsibility for:

Supervising all staff. Providing training and coaching and identifying training needs

Providing accurate reports that highlight any challenges or successes

Working closely with the management team to identify potential risks

Maintaining a high level of health and safety at all times

Ensuring compliance with legislation and company policy

Working to an annual set budget and forecast

What we can offer you

Not only do we offer free onsite parking and competitive salary but you’ll also have access to:

Company funded Health Cash Plan – providing cash back for everyday healthcare costs such as dental, optical and physiotherapy

5% match pension

25 days holiday plus holiday buy scheme

24/7 E-Learning modules, Training and Development opportunities

Sharesave Scheme, Cycle to work schemes, Tastecard, Health cash plan

Colleague Assistance Programme & Colleague referral scheme

About You:

You’ll have a track record of success in a warehouse environment in a management position. You’ll also be able to evidence:

Experience of working in a fast paced environment

Managing a large operation and being able to liaise at all levels

Outstanding communication skills and the credibility to effectively build relationships with all team members and management

Experience of planning and effectively executing a night operation. Dealing with all issues and challenges as they arise

Tenacity and an effective approach to meeting and exceeding targets and delivering an outstanding client experience

Computer literacy and confidence in the use of technology and IT systems, including a high degree of knowledge of MS Office

Excellent business acumen and strong commercial and financial awareness

About Us:

Smiths News is the UK’s largest news wholesaler. Our colleagues serve 24,000 retailers every day of the year, operating from 37 distribution centres. Service and efficiency put us at the forefront of our industry and, with 55% market share, we are the leading player in one of the world’s fastest moving supply chains.

Inclusion and diversity are really important to us. Through our Everyone In initiative, we are working together to build and shape a culture that embraces people from all backgrounds, experiences and orientations. Smiths News is dedicated to creating an authentic workplace where everyone can thrive.

If you are excited about this role but feel your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

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