Formica Group is a leading provider of branded, designed surfacing solutions for commercial and residential customers worldwide. As the world's largest manufacturer of High Pressure Laminate (HPL), our international network of design, manufacturing, distribution and sales operations maintains the recognition of Formica® as a global brand. The heritage and brand reputation of the Formica Group of companies has been founded on quality, service and innovative product lines. Formica Group have developed an unrivalled expertise that ensures products meet the needs of their applications - as well as market demands.
For the Formica warehouse in Perstorp, Sweden, we are currently looking for a Warehouse Manager to ensure that customer delivery expectations are achieved. The Warehouse Manager will manage all operational KPI's and strategies whilst optimizing efficiency and ensuring a safe working environment. Formica is going through transformational change in their history and has made developments in systems and processes which has improved service to customers from a supply chain and logistics point of view. They want to build on this and look for ways to improve their warehouse processes and ensure they are operationally effective and optimized, which this role will be responsible for in Sweden.
Reporting to the EU Distribution Manager, the warehouse manager will be responsible for a team of 20 people in the warehouse and an operating budget of approx 2m (freight and warehousing)
We are looking for people who have experience leading warehouses and developing new processes and systems. They will be able to work autonomously and have the confidence to make key operational and customer decisions. They will also have:
Led diverse teams and have worked in teams to develop a culture of continuous improvement.
Previous experience and excellent track record in driving operational excellence and changes in warehouses.
Experience of working with complex stakeholders both internally and externally.
Be a strong leader capable of long term planning and able to motivate, coach and train the employees in order to further develop the team.
Fluency in Swedish and English (written and spoken) is a must to apply for this position.
Developing a strategy in line with supply chain and operations strategy to drive results and performance in the warehouse
To ensure day-to-day operations of the warehouse are as effective and efficient as possible, KPI's are being measured and performance meets target.
Develop the team to ensure a capable and diverse team with driven, customer focused and results focused culture.
Ensure that product and services provided are not only cost effective but meet the desired levels and standards required for optimum service level.
Ensure suppliers are providing an effective service and meeting delivery performance targets, at the most cost effective price, and (b) suppliers who are involved in the Fletcher Global distribution project are on-plan with tenders and quotes