Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Assistant Warehouse Manager * £32,000 * Luton

An exciting and challenging Assistant Warehouse Manager vacancy within a highly successful FMCG who supply products in one of the fastest growing markets.


  • Excellent opportunity to build your career in the fmcg industry
  • Plenty of Training & Support
  • Chance to work in one of the fast-growing sectors in the food industry.


A reputable and ambitious FMCG business supplying a range of products in a rapidly growing sector.


The Assistant Warehouse Manager has overall responsibility to support the Warehouse Manager for the efficient running of the Warehouse and its multiple complicated processes.

They will manage stock from the point it arrives to the point it is dispatched, ensuring multiple KPIs are achieved.

They will directly manage the 20+ team of TLs, Supervisors and Operatives, helping them to achieve their own KPIs whilst contributing the overall success of the company.

Key responsibilities of the Assistant Warehouse Manager will include:

  • Manage the Warehouse to ensure a fast, efficient & accurate service for our customers.
  • Motivate Team Leaders & Supervisors to ensure their team members achieve productivity targets
  • Deal with any issues quickly and effectively
  • Ensure warehouse hygiene standards are adhered to
  • Report to the Warehouse Manager regularly on the performance of the team
  • Be responsible for dispatch numbers, ensuring KPIs are achieved around dispatch times
  • Monitor and reorder all warehouse supplies and consumables
  • Other duties as assigned


You will have a background in a similar Warehouse role ideally in a similar FMCG business and will be a first-class communicator able to lead your shift and maintain the highest standards in operations. On top of this you will also need to have the following …

  • Be a Confident people person
  • Strong Decision making
  • Reliable
  • Committed and passionate
  • Leadership skills
  • Prioritise and multitask of workload
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Quick learner
  • Good level or written and spoken English
  • Confident in outlook, word, and HR systems
  • Used to managing teams of perm and agency workers
  • Manage conflict and can be challenging
  • Can manage confidently when Warehouse Manager is away
  • Flexibility with hours as what is needed by the business.

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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