Graduate Warehouse Operations Manager

United Kingdom
Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Trainee Warehouse Operations Manager - Barnsley, Salary is Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package

Are you a recent graduate in logistics, supply chain, or a related discipline?

Do you want to work for a leading global manufacturer?

Do you have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience working in a warehousing/ manufacturing environment?

Do you want to work in a rapidly growing, sustainable company that has ambitious growth plans?

Is this you?

I am currently in the market seeking a Trainee Warehouse Operations Manager in the South Yorkshire area. This is a very rare and exciting opportunity for a very analytically and operationally minded individual to work for a global manufacturer in their field. The role requires someone that will support the Chief Operations Officer with the day-to-day running of a very busy distribution centre. The company has a strong pipeline of projects, the role will focus on implementing improvements that will yield high productivity and efficiency gains that can be implemented locally and rolled out to the global warehouses and operations network. Continuous improvement will be a very strong aspect of the role along with value stream mapping and standard minute values and the rolling out of automation in their warehouses globally.

The Role

The role of the Trainee Warehouse Operations Manager will be to work with the COO to identify, scope out and implement improvement initiatives within the global warehousing and logistics operations focusing on efficiency and process improvements.

Complete analysis on key operational areas in conjunction with the management team and drive improvements in the UK and globally across the operations network
Review current S &OP's ensuring both alignments to processes and universal understanding and adherence to same by staff
Review the use of technology on all processes and systems and identify improvement opportunities
Support the COO on the delivery of key initiatives within the warehouse operations and ensure that agreed plans are implemented
Be a key project stakeholder ensuring delivery to agreed deadlines and standards
Research and develop skills in automation processes and become the subject matter expert in this area over time
Play an active role in the implementation of automated systems within the operational warehouse areas, acting on behalf of the COO
Gain a full understanding of all operational areas and aspects of the business to include, but not limited to Health & Safety, Human Resources, Training, Customs Management, and Logistics
Complete analysis on key operational areas
Manage projects internally and externally.
Work with the COO to identify appropriate locations for future manufacturing sites as well as distribution operations.


To become the Trainee Warehouse Operations Manager, you will need:

1-3 years experience in a warehousing/operations environment
Be degree qualified in logistics, supply chain, or a related discipline
Strong knowledge of warehousing processes and the day-to-day operations of a busy distribution centre
Possess a continuous professional development and growth mindset to develop skills in logistics, warehousing, and automation processes
Available to work full-time Monday to Friday at our Thurnscoe based distribution centre
Willingness to travel abroad to our network of manufacturing sites and warehouses as required


?? Work-study experience in a manufacturing environment

?? Automation experience is a distinct advantage but not essential

?? Come from a textiles background,

?? Live locally or be able to relocate.

If you don't want to miss out on this fantastic opportunity, then please apply below today with an up-to-date CV and cover letter outlining your experience relating to this position. Email or call me today for a confidential discussion. and (phone number removed)

To join this fantastic company on their journey email or call me directly to discuss starting your new tomorrow, today. or (phone number removed)

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