HAYS is currently looking for a Warehouse Manager for an industrial client located in Walloon Brabant.
As Warehouse manager, you are responsible for the performance and optimization of the European distribution Center. You optimize the communication and cooperation between the distribution center, the sales and supply chain organization.
You make sure that the distribution center works in a service oriented, cost efficient and safe way. You report to the Supply Chain Director. You will manage the incoming goods flow in terms of quality/quantity checking, administration and storage of goods in the right stock locations. Report issues to the Buying team and the Supply Chain Coordination team. Prepare and manage the outgoing goods flow in terms of quality/quantity checking, preparing goods for transport, administration and picking goods from the right stock locations.
Optimizing the physical stock locations and routing of the warehouse will also be part of the job. You will automate the order picking process thereby minimizing manual administration. Make sure that the goods are stored in a clean and safe way, thereby preventing the damage of goods. Make sure that stock figures are always accurate by implementing cycle counting and other business processes.
Another responsibility is to improve all warehouse processes (incoming goods, outgoing goods, storage of goods) and automate where possible. Also optimize the physical stock locations, logical lay out and routing of the Warehouse building. Manage the implementation of a warehouse management system and barcoding system.
As a People Manager, you will build a strong team based on mutual respect, a good team spirit and create a nice working environment. Connect the warehouse team with other departments like sales and supply. Manage the personnel cost; optimize the mix between interim and fixed personnel based on the planning. Create a safe and pleasant working environment with clear safety procedures and safety tools/means.
Finally, you will report issues and KPIs, analyze differences between actual and target results and take corrective actions
For this vacancy, candidates need to meet the following requirements: holding at least a bachelor's degree with focus on Logistics and Warehouse Management, having min. 3 years of experience in Warehouse Management, strong leadership skills and good analytical & communication skills. Candidates also need to be organized, flexible, persistent, autonomous and proactive. Lastly, fluency in French & English is required.
Our clients offers an international dynamic work atmosphere giving you the possibility to endorse a lot of responsibilities in an autonomous manner, all this in a learning environment with enthusiastic colleagues and attractive job conditions including fringe benefits in line with your experience.
Interested? Apply online!