Warehouse Improvement Lead – Food/FMCG



Love continuous improvement? Love chocolate? Looking for a new challenge? Then we have the role for you! We are looking for an exceptional hands-on operational professional who is relentless in their pursuit of perfection through the application of continuous improvement and excellent manufacturing processes.

You will be joining a highly successful business, with a diverse and talented team across quality, procurement, operations & engineering who will support you in eliminating performance gaps and maximising efficiency opportunities across our world beating manufacturing site in Telford.

This role is responsible for leading performance driven initiatives at one of the biggest hollow moulding chocolate factories in Europe. In the relentless pursuit for improvement in your area, you will take the operational lead and have responsibility for driving out waste & inefficiency in your area, through the application of the site’s digital systems and proven improvement methodology.



  • Ensure improvements to drive the efficient running of the warehouse by Leading and supporting continuous improvement projects to drive operational excellence and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensure that effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) exist and are maintained for all production-based activities and practices in your area.
  • . Conduct thorough assessments of existing warehouse processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize inventory control, order picking/packing, and overall warehouse efficiency.
  • Defining problems precisely through data driven analysis and observation ensuring the timely implementation of permanent improvements and validating the efficiency of the change.
  • Analysing and reporting on warehouse processes, methods, schedules, waste management and losses.
  • Ensuring that improvement activities, learning and training are embedded in positive safety and quality cultures on the site.
  • Building strong relationships, gaining buy-in from key stakeholders and ensuring best practice implementation.


The Candidate:

With extensive warehousing experience and continuous improvement knowledge you will ideally be:

  • TPM / Lean Warehousing knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of warehousing/manufacturing processes in a highly automated Lean manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in the following manufacturing sectors, Food & Drink Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Aerospace, Automotive (Tier 1) or Medical Devices.
  • Demonstrate infectious positivity, relentless drive through resilience & a can-do attitude.
  • Extensive experience in successful applications of Lean, 6 sigma, Kaizen etc.
  • Excellent communication, coaching and interpersonal skills.
  • Expert Data analysis skills


  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (after years’ service).
  • Competitive Salary – Up to £46,000 dependant on experience
  • Life assurance and health insurance
  • Company pension (8%) or auto enrolment
  • Benefits schemes


How to Apply

If you are driven by job satisfaction in a results-oriented company, thrive on autonomy, and wish to make a positive contribution to the future success and direction of a business, The Company operates by four distinct values:  Determination | Quality | Integrity | Teamwork. These are the words that describe the most successful people in our business when they are at their best.


If you are interested in this position please complete a web application form by clicking on the following link: https://apps.magna.uk/webappform/appform.php


Job Category: Team Leader Warehouse
Job Type: Careers

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