Mgr, Warehouse Operations

Manufacturing Operations Basingstoke, Hampshire

Req ID 22-270

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Barracuda Networks Ltd., located in Basingstoke, has an immediate opportunity for a Warehouse Operations Manager.  This position will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations activities for the Netherlands 3rd Party (3PL) Warehouse as well as UK facility. As the Warehouse Operations Manager leading a small team, you will be exposed to all critical aspects of the manufacturing and operations; working with sales, engineers, product managers, manufacturing, and services to help achieve operational targets.  The ideal candidate is a strong operations leader who can motivate employees and drive results.


What you’ll be working on

  • Manage the day-to-day operations activities for the 3rd Party (3PL) Warehouse Depot based in the Netherlands as well as the resources for the UK Warehouse facility, to drive operational efficiencies; service excellence and productivity to consistently improve depot performance
  • Responsible for delivering financial and operational KPIs; ensure all manufacturing procedures are followed; mentor and train associates on all processes
  • Ensure IT infrastructure is functioning – PC’s, Test Equipment, email, Sales Force, Etc…
  • Manage inventory levels and end of month cycle counts; coordinate inter-company material movements; support Customer Services as needed


What you bring to the role

  • Prior experience actively managing a 3PL Managing the depot team
  • Solid understanding of legal and country regulations and compliance to UK and EU initiatives (RoHS, WEEE, REACH, etc.).
  • Must be able to successfully work cross-functionally to deliver good customer outcomes and resolve issues related to shipping, customs, documentation, etc.
  • Prior experience managing warehouse team is essential; ensure warehouse associates are working efficiently and all manufacturing procedures are being followed.
  • You will be an energetic, professional people manager - able to inspire professionalism within your team
  • Must possess strong written and communication skills to clearly express ideas, share information with employees and communicate well with customers and various management levels within the organization.
  • Must be able to handle conflict well; provide positive and negative feedback and manage performance issues within the team.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills to meet deadlines, assist staff in prioritizing work and handle multiple projects.
  • Must be able to apply sound judgment and decision-making skills in dealing with a variety of routine issues.
  • Fluency in German or Dutch strongly preferred


What you’ll get from us

 A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility – there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda.