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Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Management Team

We LOVE pizza! It brings us all together. The world deserves BETTER PIZZA and we deliver it!

We are more than just a pizza company; we’re a pizza family and our secret ingredient is YOU!

Role of Warehouse Manager offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Permanent Contract
  • Contributory Pension 
  • Employee discount program on shopping, gym memberships, holidays and much more
  • Bonus

Summary of Warehouse Manager Role:

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for all aspects of the warehouse operation. To ensure 100% delivery performance and excellence in customer service through efficient product picking for timely dispatch of vehicles and delivery of products to Papa John's restaurants. Responsible for QCC Warehouse budget control.  To ensure accurate, efficient, cost effective and audit compliant supply of goods to our stores

Responsibilities of Warehouse Manager:

  • Lead and motivate the Warehouse Operations Team to deliver required performance and standards.

  • Take responsibility for warehouse staff, scheduling, recruitment, training, development, succession planning and performance management

  •  Liase directly with staffing agencies to recruit and manage temporary staff as required.

  • Lead continuous improvement of Health & Safety practices for all site warehouse and manual handling activities, ensuring both site and legal Health & Safety compliance and best practice.

  • Become a key member of site the Health & Safety team, and develop participation amongst other warehouse team members.

  •  Lead continuous improvement activity for warehouse operations, striving to increase accuracy, efficiency and accelerate site throughput.  Develop warehouse activity metrics and key performance indicators, and develop team member led continuous improvement approach.

  • Form collaborative alliances with all our Franchise customers, and internal supplier departments

  • Maintain daily efficient, accurate and timely receipt, picking and dispatch of all products keeping accurate records of all relative documentation (pick sheets, delivery and dispatch notes, inventory count forms, non-conformance and hold logs, etc.).

  • Support WMS implementation, become a super user, take responsibility for system hardware, end user training and team member user IDs and authorisations.  

  • Lead future warehouse systems development, and support cross functional systems projects

  • Manage warehouse food safety best practice, ensuring compliance to, and improvement of, associated processes systems and paperwork.  Take lead role in QCC internal food safety site audits, ensuring delivery of ‘Superior’ Papa John’s audit standard.

  • Order warehouse consumable products from selected vendors as required

  • Manage MHE fleet, ensuring safe operation, and liase with fleet provider as required

  • Act as liaison with Supply Planner to resolve issues with incoming deliveries, quantity and quality discrepancies, rejections of in-bound freight, etc.

  • Perform regular inventory counts and develop cycle counting process to ensure accurate stock level information is provided at all times.

  • Manage Warehouse budget.

  • Partner with external transportation team to accomplish timely dispatch times and efficient delivery service.

  • Adhere to all Papa John’s International and PJ Food Service policies as stated in the company manuals and other communications.

  • Build capacity growth strategies for the QCC warehouse and outside storage requirements

  • Control third party owned pallet packaging flows (Chep and IBC’s etc), to ensure no financial liability or overstocking

Skill and Experience Required:

  • Able to lead and motivate the team
  • Ability to form collaborative alliances
  • Able to effectively communicate and provide verbal and written direction in English.
  • Working knowledge of principles of temperature-controlled food warehouse, distribution and manufacturing
  • General understanding of mechanical and mathematical skills required.
  • General warehouse management system knowledge required.
  • Microsoft Office experience required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • College degree or equivalent experience in industrial/food manufacturing preferred.
  • Progressive management experience required.
  • Working knowledge of local and national policies, regulations and audits required, i.e. HACCP, Health and Safety, etc.
At Papa John’s, people are always our top priority. Our secret ingredient is YOU. Working with Papa John’s is a great place to work. We are more than just a pizza company; we’re a pizza family.

You work hard every day for your family and we’re always hard at work to take care of ours. You deliver quality and awesome service to our customers. We will deliver possibilities to you!

Papa John's seeks people who have an entrepreneurial spirit and share our philosophy for success. Hands-on training, a clean and safe work environment, quality business practices, advancement opportunities and meaningful work combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members! Better Opportunities. Better People!

At Papa John's we call ourselves team members instead of employees because we believe it is only through a strong team we can produce the best experience for our customers. Whether at our corporate campus, distribution centers, our restaurants, or located internationally; Papa John's has a variety of positions for talented and passionate people.

Papa John's is an equal opportunity employer and provides excellent career opportunities for our entire team. Our company philosophies of promote from within and rewards based on performance are important elements of our company culture.

Location Northfield Dr, Milton Keynes MK15 0DQ, UK
Salary Competitive Salary plus bonus
Schedule Full Time
Experience Required? Yes


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