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Warehouse Operations Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

To support the Site General Manager in the efficient and cost effective management of all warehouse operations at the RSC. As part of the site management team, you will play a proactive role in the development of site/divisional initiatives. 

Role Responsibility

The management of warehouse operations during their shift on a daily, period and annual basis and to ensure that the warehouse team meets their output targets through the effective management of warehouse operatives

Ensuring that the warehouse operation conforms to all budgetary, service, security, stock integrity, health and safety and other legal requirements during their shift

Contribute to and support plans to improve quality of operations

Achievement of customer service targets for warehouse operations during their shift

To meet service targets in a cost effective and timely manner during their shift

Input to the budget process

To help minimise labour costs, both fixed and variable ensuring that overtime and agency costs are managed within budget

To ensure that equipment cost are minimised by effective control of usage and maintenance

Effectively managing the shift Team Managers ensuring that  all key performance measures are met

Effective training and development of the team to improve their management skills.

To maintain high standards of behaviour in the workplace through the effective use of the disciplinary and grievance procedures, liaising with senior managers and human resources department where appropriate.

To monitor absence/poor timekeeping of the warehouse team to ensure that this is kept to a minimum.

To communicate regularly with all team members, ensuring that team briefings are conducted effectively.

Maintenance of good industrial relations within the warehouse

You will need

Knowledge of warehouse function within the FMCG distribution industry

Appreciation of the transport function within the FMCG distribution industry would be useful

Appreciation of finance and budgetary controls

Previous experience of supervision in warehouse function

Working knowledge of employment legislation (desirable)

Stock control experience(desirable)

Knowledge of mechanical handling equipment (desirable)

Independent retail experience (desirable)

Whats in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:


  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with  10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly  pay day, ie. thirteen times a year.   In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank.  Terms and conditions apply.
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases and free eye tests at Vision Express.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.   
  • A great holiday package

About us

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro Wholesale, Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Best Food Logistics.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*


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