Warehouse Manager

About Formula Air

Formula Air is a fast-growing international organisation with as core values: integrity, reliability and involvement. For more than 25 years, we excel in providing high-quality dust extraction, filtration and ventilation systems for different industrial applications. By offering an extended range of standard or customised products, we contribute to a cleaner environment to work and live in. Many of our products are stored in our central warehouse in Perwez (Belgium) to ensure fast deliveries to our European and international customers. We offer our employees a challenging working environment where people can develop themselves by building on their talents.

As Warehouse manager, you are responsible for the performance and optimization of our European distribution Center in Perwez (near Brussels). You optimize the communication and cooperation between the distribution center and 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.

 

Key responsibilities of this function

 Incoming and outgoing goods

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. Report issues to the Buying team and the Supply Chain Coordination team.

 

Storage of goods

Optimize the physical stock locations and routing of the warehouse. Make optimal use of two bin principles in line with the NetSuite order picking process. 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.

 

Improve/automate warehouse processes

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.

 

Manage the warehouse team

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.

  

Safety Measures

Create a safe and pleasant working environment with clear safety procedures and safety tools/means. Make sure that everybody has the right knowledge of – and complies to safety procedures at all times.

 

Implementation of satellite warehouses

Assist country managers with the set-up of plans and actual implementation of satellite warehouses in different countries. Define standards for processes, stock location and safety procedures.

 

Management reporting

Report issues and KPI’s, analyze differences between actual and target results, take corrective actions

 

Your working day could look like this:

You start the day with a short daily standup with your team discussing today’s priorities and the status of some actions point. After the standup, you have your weekly meeting with the Supply Chain director to discuss the status of your projects. The rest of the morning, you are in the warehouse to solve some issues and to check a few stock locations. After lunch with your colleagues, you start to work on your project for order picking automation. Later in the afternoon, you check the planning of the rest of the week and you arrange two interim employees for Friday.

 

The successful candidate will have the following requirements:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree with focus on Logistics and Warehouse Management
  • 3 years of experience within Warehouse Management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good analytical skills, organized, communication skills
  • Flexible, persistent, autonomous and proactive
  • Fluent in French & English – Dutch is a plus but not mandatory

 

 Job conditions

We offer you 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 in this great opportunity?

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