Reference : 566804

Warehouse Manager

  • General Management
  • United Kingdom Ipswich
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/05/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the business and a breakdown of the requirements for the Warehouse Manager opportunity.

How you will utilise your expertise?

This role is working with Celotex in Eggborough the UK’s brand leader in PIR thermal insulation solutions for building and construction industry. Celotex strives through innovation to continually improve product performance and remain at the forefront of industry progress.

We require someone who embodies innovation to take full departmental responsibility of our warehouse department, who can stay aware of the day to day but also think about strategically about the future. The successful candidate will be able to make a big impact in this role!

  • Health, Safety and the environment are our number one priority you will drive this culture across your team and the business
  • Challenge our current operating procedures, look to continuously improve and develop how we work this could mean implementing new or changing our current KPI’s
  • Ensure that all operations within the warehouse function are effectively managed to achieve maximum stock availability and loading efficiency and that company service targets are achieved.
  • Plan and manage warehouse operation resources and activities to optimise use of labour and equipment and that the task is accomplished at optimum unit cost
  • Look at the long term scope of the department and work with the site management team to ensure we are working towards clear goals collectively
  • Ensure that we promote and work within the Saint-Gobain attitudes and Principles of conduct and action

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent leadership and management working experience.
  •  Ideally NEBOSH qualified but minimum IOSH Managing Safely qualified.
  • Relevant management or supervisory experience within a warehousing / logistics environment.
  • Excellent IT, analytical, communication, and organisational skills.
  • Strong people management skills including the ability to lead and motivate others to achieve results
  • Ideally experienced in using SAP or other MRP platforms
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply lean manufacturing/WCM tools and techniques and associated continuous improvement programmes

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665, 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Celotex this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.



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