Based in Wicklow, our SME Client is seeking a Head of Warehouse/ Production &  Supply Chain.

The role will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the warehouse, manage transport to customers, lead procurement and purchasing functions and lead the supply planning for the company.

Logistics Warehousing:

  • Multi-site management of both the warehouse and production facilities
  • Managing a small team of warehouse staff
  • Seasonal recruitment of personnel for both production and warehousing
  • Ensuring online and trade orders are being fulfilled on time and accurately
  • Oversee Quality, Accuracy, Maintenance, Health and Safety
  • Ensure daily order pick rates are being achieved
  • Enhancing customer service levels ensuring products arrive at the right place and time
  • Ensuring SLAs are being met with suppliers, subcontractors, and logistics partners
  • Regular review of transport rates from both a parcel and pallet perspective
  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting of metrics in wholesale and e-commerce
  • Monthly inventory in the warehouse

Procurement and Manufacturing:

  • Managing All Suppliers of Raw Materials
  • Sourcing and purchasing of Raw Materials, ensuring quality and cost effectiveness
  • Supply Plan and Manufacturing plan for the company and its outsourced partners
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing Teams on Demand Planning and SOP process
  • Manage the production operatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience managing teams from both a line manager and disciplinary line manager perspective
  • Previous experience with logistics cost centres
  • Understanding of packing methods for secure transport
  • Negotiating SLAs with key suppliers, Transport companies and subcontractors
  • Experience implementing LEAN and agile processes in warehouse & production settings
  • problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demand planning (S&OP)
  • Experience working with and implementing ERP systems
  • Detailed knowledge of export trade with regards to customs
  • Experience in subsidiary set up with a view towards supporting commercial goals in other territories.
  • Significant experience in procurement and purchasing.

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