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Assistant Warehouse Manager

Countrywide Healthcare are a leading supplier to care homes, based near Barnsley the company supplies customers in all parts of the UK. The business has an unrivalled reputation for excellent service and has enjoyed fantastic growth with turnover increasing more than £15m in the last five years. As part of this growth strategy we have recently purchased what was the “Sash” building in Grimethorpe which is now our new National Distribution Centre, and have a vacancy for an Assistant Warehouse Manager to join our growing team.

The role is to support the Warehouse Manager in the management of the company’s distribution function, driving an effective and efficient operation, whilst supporting excellent customer service.

The successful candidate will direct and manage a team of warehouse operatives assigned to their shift, overseeing and ensuring that activities are managed and completed. Shift patterns are subject to change, but this role will initially cover from 12noon to 8.30pm Monday to Friday. Some weekend working will be required during busy times and for our annual stock take.


Responsibilities include the motivation and management of the operatives on the shift, training new starters, enforcing disciplinary procedures as set out in the company handbook, and promoting high standards of Health & Safety within the warehouse. Computer skills are required to generate picking and delivery notes, manage customer returns and monitor non-compliance to ensure that mistakes do not reoccur.

The Assistant Warehouse Manager role includes responsibility for security of the premises as a key holder, and also as a fire marshall and first aider.


The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, and organisational skills. Experience of managing a team and driving good health and safety practice at work would be advantageous.


To apply for this position please contact Paul Butler – Warehouse Manager,  recruitment@countrywidehealthcare.co.uk

No agencies please.

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National Distribution Centre, Ferrymoor Way, Barnsley, S72 7BN
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