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Warehouse Manager

Culina Logistics




Posted: 16/05/2024

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Company Description

Culina Logistics provides integrated supply chain services and expertise for food & drink products that require strict refrigerated temperatures.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!

Job Description

We now have a great opportunity for a Warehouse Manager based in Stafford. This is a multi-user chilled site and supports around 32 customers. We receive and dispatch around 1.6 million cases per week.

This position will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the warehousing functions, maintain and improve performance levels both in terms of service and financial control. You will have overall responsibility for leading, motivating and engaging a team of 270 warehouse staff through a team of 5 Shift Managers and 16 Team Leaders.

Working hours: Monday to Friday - 40 hour week

Key Duties of a Warehouse Manager:

Leading, motivating and engaging Warehouse Operatives through a team of Shift Managers and Team Leaders
Effectively deploying a complex set of resources to flow daily peaks to a demanding timetable
Efficiently and timely deploying resources to match service levels within an agreed budget
Managing Health and Safety within the warehouse
Agreeing a set of continuous improvement projects and managing their implementation
Managing and maintaining site facilities
Timely recruiting and selecting agency and permanent operatives
Managing the process for ensuring compliance on key internal and external audits
Keep budget control of staff costs, by department, including agency costs and requirements.
Touring the warehouse each day / night with shift manager, reporting cleanliness and tidiness.
Liaise with shift managers, MHE Trainers and Compliance Manager re training requirements.
Management and monitoring of temperature control in refrigerated warehouses.
Implementing a culture of constant improvement.
To ensure the compliance to site food safely, legality, quality and associated systems


Operational management experience within a FMCG warehouse environment
People management experience, the ability to lead and motivate a team.
Succession planning
A broad understanding of Continuous Improvement methodologies
An understanding of engagement and motivational tools and techniques
Experience in reviewing and driving KPI targets
Budget and productivity management
Knowledge of working to Health & Safety standards
Drive improvement to Health and Safety culture
Has the ability to work with a site management team in order to achieve wider business goals
A highly confident and proactive individual able to represent the Company and customers
Excellent knowledge of MS Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Culina Logistics a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

Annual Leave – Competitive holiday entitlement of 25 days holiday plus the bank holidays.
Company Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When we achieve our goals you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme
Private Medical Cover – This gives you peace of mind, you have choice, flexibility and speed of access to the most clinically appropriate care via Bupa
Pension scheme – we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirements so we offer a great contribution of 5% employee and 8% employer
Life Assurance -  4x your annual salary
Wellness – Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via Employee of the month and year, special recognition and long service awards.
Everyday discounts - via our benefit platform you will have access to over 50 retailer discounts for everyday savings!If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam

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