Warehouse Supervisor


Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R6421

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Warehouse Supervisor

Irlam, Manchester

Full time / Permanent

Monday – Friday  / 8.00am – 4.30pm

Azenta Life Sciences is the leading worldwide provider of robotic compound management and biological sample storage systems.

As a result of our continued ongoing success we are seeking a Warehouse Supervisor at our manufacturing site in Irlam.  

The ideal candidate will bring experience within a distribution environment and hold a proactive approach to problem solving, while leading a busy team in a fast moving warehouse.

Key focus Areas

  • Responsible for a team, setting objectives and provide training and development
  • Responsible for the inventory accuracy of all products on site
  • The primary contact for the relationship between Brooks and external service providers
  • To achieve agreed metrics on shipping, inventory accuracy and logistics
  • Key contact for both internal and external audit maintaining statistical and financial records for all receipts and shipments
  • Key contact for H&S
  • Warehouse lead on all aspects of Quality, to take corrective action and drive quality improvements
  • Ability to analyse cost effectiveness and make sound commercial / business decisions
  • Identify and manage supply chain risks, communicate with internal and external stakeholders to mitigate risk
  • Drive initiatives and continuous process improvement to help the team to become more efficient and effective
  • Generates internal management reports for senior teams

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Distribution experience with a manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience of supervising / managing a successful team
  • Excellent PC skills / Microsoft proficient
  • A good communicator both verbal and written.
  • Hold an interest in Lean / Continuous Improvement teams and activities
  • Hold an understanding of Oracle (or similar) MRP based planning system, is preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities for multiple projects.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of the organization and maintain confidentiality to people outside the organization.
  • Requires sense of urgency, and the ability to provide detailed information when needed
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