Warehouse Manager Job in Nigeria

 Workforce Group is a Management Consulting and Outsourcing Professional Services Firm. Following its inception in July 2004, Workforce Management Centre Limited (Workforce) has built an enviable reputation as the leading Indigenous management and professional services consulting firm in Nigeria. Drawing from its Deep Domain Expertise, in the area of organizational effectiveness and employee performance, the Company is positioned to assist businesses across diverse sectors of the economy in their quest to create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Warehouse Manager

Location: Lagos



Department/Unit: Warehouse
Reports to: COO
Direct Reports: Warehouse Officer, Warehouse Assistant
Internal Relationships: Admin and Logistics, Site Supervisors, After Sales & Technical, Finance, Regional Operations Managers, Business Development Team, HSE Manager.

Summary

  • Responsible for overseeing and ensuring safe and efficient operation of the warehouse and inventory management.

Job Responsibilities
Key Result Areas:

  • Develop, lead and execute warehousing strategies for the company to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Create and implement warehouse policies and procedures to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Monitor inventory levels and implement inventory control measures to optimize stock levels and minimize stock-outs
  • Analyse data to optimize warehouse operations.
  • Monitor and analyze warehouse performance metrics and provide reports to Management
  • Conduct regular inventory audits to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies
  • Ensure inventories are accurate and control inventory levels by ensuring physical counts are conducted and reconciled with an automated system utilizing help of the warehouse team
  • Manage purchase orders and coordinate receipt of goods and services

Education and Experience
Education:

  • BSc or HND in Social Sciences or in a related field Demonstrable experience of running a warehouse, preferably in the automotive industry with 2-5 years’ experience and managerial capacity in inventory management and control role Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of warehouse management software and systems Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques may be advantageous Knowledge and understanding of warehouse and inventory management & control principles.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proven management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development
  • Highly developed inter-personal and communication skills coupled with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels within the business
  • Ability to build, lead and motivate a skilled team able to meet objectives and agreed targets
  • Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets and databases and a knowledge of warehouse systems
  • Analytical and numerical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Warehousing Reporting (Out-of-stock OOS, Average Inventory Days, Loss Report)
  • 0.001% Loss Threshold of stock (Stock count exercise rating by Finance)
  • Policy Development and Execution in first year
  • E2E Fulfilment Efficiency on all WH activities (Lead time: 72 hours)
  • Telematics digitalization of inventory project before EOY 2024.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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