See All Jobs

Manufacturing & Production

Job Description

A Warehouse Manager (Evenings) is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our client; a Dublin-based Wholesale Food Distribution Company. This is a fantastic opportunity for any experienced Operational Leaders looking for a rewarding career experience within an industry renowned, global organisation. Focused on leading operations overnight in the Dublin Distribution Centre; responsible for the operational planning and execution of outbound functions in a state of the art fully composite Distribution Centre, you must have experience of leading and building teams to drive performance, engagement and support company vision of being customers' most valued and trusted business partner.

Role of this position

  • As an already experienced warehouse section, shift, department or line manager; be used to managing teams of colleagues through direct reports in a fast paced FMCG, Retail or 3PL environment
  • Demonstrate capacity and experience, a natural leader and people motivator, ensuring optimum productivity is achieved, always looking for areas to improve and enhance
  • Be adept in all areas of the warehouse operation, monitoring KPIs for service, selection, loading, and compliance
  • Willingness to examine and challenge the status quo and break down silos where necessary to ensure continuous improvement across the Operations Team
  • A confident user of IT with good familiarity of WMS and associated technology
  • Can demonstrate experience of mobilising change in people and processes
  • To have full accountability and responsibility for the performance of own department(s) and ensuring all key performance indicators and SLAs are monitored and achieved through effective management of direct reports
  • To contribute to, plan and execute the day to day operational strategy
  • To develop all colleagues through appropriate interventions, such as probationary reviews, appraisals, PDPs and frequent and candid conversations in order to drive high performing individuals and teams
  • To manage all employee relations issues in line with Company Policy and legal requirements
  • To facilitate effective communication within the department, across the site, and also the wider business through regular feedback and ensuring team briefs are conducted which ensure all colleagues are informed of site changes and have up to date business information
  • To ensure housekeeping standards, and safe systems of work are met and maintained in line with Health & Safety at Work Regulations and local standards and act in line with Company Health & Safety Policy
  • To create and promote a supportive working atmosphere


  • Managerial experience within a similar size manufacturing, processing or distribution environment of no less than 5 years
  • Demonstrate the ability to coach, lead and motivate large and diverse teams to deliver results
  • Flexibility in working hours, days and shift patterns
  • Proven working knowledge of Health & Safety and legal requirements within a distribution environment
  • Ability to interpret data and effectively apply outcome to the needs of the business
  • Experience of working within set budgetary and performance targeted workplace
  • Able to clearly communicate at all levels (direct and indirect reports) delegating to the appropriate level
  • Adaptable and self-aware with ability to influence peers and senior managers
  • Ability to make decisions based on evaluation of risks, impact of decision on all departments

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

Apply Now

Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900