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Warehouse Cell Leader

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    Building / Architectural Products

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    Sue O'Brien

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Position: Cell Leader - Warehouse

Location: West Wicklow/ Kildare Borders

Salary: Negotiable DOE


  • Effective contribution to the achievement of Nampak business plan by focussing on key KPI targets, driving accountability and consistently challenging and involving the team to achieve results.
  • To control storage of raw materials, determining and managing optimised working raw material stock levels on site ensuring effective communication and reporting structures are maintained.
  • Accurate booking in of materials onto site and raising orders on ERP system (El
  • Accountable for accurate recording of warehouse reject levels and system reporting
  • Forecast labour planning levels within warehouse function to supply customer requirements, ensuring any overtime and agency cost is justified in advance and remains within budgetary levels, taking accounta bility for this expenditure in advance.
  • Collate shift data as required and hold daily shift reviews with Warehouse Operatives.
  • Encourage team to suggest and initiate any changes to working practices or new projects as deemed to be in the interests of enhancing the plant performance and Nampak effectiveness.
  • To ensure quality and hygiene standards are maintained to internal and external accepted standards at all times, ensuring employees understand and are focussed on ensuring these standards are achieved at all times.
  • Fully manage and investigate root causes of customer / supplier complaints using agreed problem solving techniques.
  • Attend customer visits and performance meetings as required.
  • To ensure the company health and safety policy is adhered to in the plant.
  • Encourage the WH team to make continuous improvements to the standard of plant housekeeping to reach world class manufacturing standards.
  • In conjunction with the SPM involve all employees in the running of the business through coaching, briefings, team meetings, action teams etc.
  • Work with the site training department to ensure a flexible, multi-skilled team ensuring that all staff are trained to carry out their duties to agreed standards.
  • In conjunction with the HR Administrator and Shift Production Manager support any personnel matters that may arise, these may involve disciplinary, grievance and Recruitment and Selection procedures.
  • To communicate and implement consistently all company and management directives in a standard form across all shifts.
  • Play an active role in communicating and driving employee involvement and engagement through personal behaviours which promote the company Core Values to ensure they are demonstrated in daily actions of all employees.
  • To attend work out with contractual hours as necessary to fulfill the needs of the role.
  • Liaise with other departments and members of the site management team, ensuring effective communication takes place in order to optimise the overall performance of the site and the business as a whole.
  • Ensure all customer returns are correctly logged with the appropriate documentation history.
  • Manage site vehicle movements via close liaison with site security.
  • Support Warehouse team by carrying out warehouse duties as and when required Adherence to all company policies, procedures and work instructions as relevant.


  • Ability to communicate and build effective working relationships at all levels both internal and external
  • Demonstrate a flexible, hands-on results orientated approach
  • Attention to detail and a high level of organisation
  • Strong IT skills to include Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to coach and develop teams
  • Previous supervisory/people management experience
  • Warehouse skills/knowledge

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorization to work in Ireland. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If you are interested in the above position, please call Sue today on 059 915 8972 or send your CV in complete confidence to