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Head of Warehouse and Logistics

Ref: 77475

  • 70,000-80,000
  • 07 Jul 2022
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Head of Warehouse and Logistics 

About the Company

Our client is a dynamic, progressive, and highly successful omnichannel retailer and hospitality business.

About the Position

The role will be responsible for the planning, coordinating, and monitoring of the logistics operations as well as warehousing, inventory, transportation, and supply chain processes for their growing online store, 17 stores and 5 Restaurants nationwide. Reporting to the Head of Retail & Hospitality you will take responsibility for our centralised logistics operation to ensure we use technology and data to provide our customers with a world class service.

Key Responsibilities

  • End-to-End supply chain planning for the warehouse to ensure that capacity requirements are effective, planned and scheduled
  • Develop and implement a robust operations solution to meet the ambitious growth plans of the business
  • Identify supply issues and recommend appropriate and effective mitigation actions
  • Management of Stock / Inventory levels on site based on agreed metrics working closely with purchasing
  • Creation and delivery of department budget in line with plan which improves overall efficiency and cost for the warehouse
  • Lead projects to drive efficiencies around stock, fulfilment, supply chain, receiving, space and dispatch
  • Develop a warehouse strategy to ensure optimum use of available space and stock flows in and out of the warehouse, in particular for Q4
  • Drive a culture of team development through regular 1 to 1, asking for feedback, probation check-ins, annual reviews and development plans
  • Have clear succession plans in place for critical positions
  • Lead and drive team engagement activities to retain and motivate colleagues
  • Lead the warehouse team to ensure all KPIs are communicated, understood and adhered to
  • Build solid relationships with all suppliers and external stakeholders
  • Drive a culture that promotes and maintains a safe and healthy workplace for employees
  • Design, set and monitor KPIs to continuously improve third party performance eg supplier delivery times and DR deadlines
  • Oversee accurate inventory management through effective use of cycle counting and other stock control measures
  • Manage and maintain relationships with courier services and freight forwarders, developing and maintaining service level agreement


  • Excellent warehouse operations leadership experience, including team management and growth
  • Strong supply chain experience, including design and implementation of improved methodologies
  • Strong P&L and budgetary management experience
  • Health and safety, fire officer, first aid training and forklift certificated.
  • Excellent communication skills and an inspirational leader.
  • Innovative approach to both planning and problem solving.
  • Ability to proactively meet and exceed both company and customer needs through a best in class logistics service.

Remuneration Package

Very competitive salary
Full benefits package

To discuss this role further or other engineering jobs please contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 5927888 or by email or click the apply button

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