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We are a family owned South West based business with a team ethos, and we believe in supporting our employees and our local community. Everyone who works with us is crucial to our success and plays a vital role in helping us achieve our ambitions. Our progressive culture and drive to succeed mean we are able to offer varied and rewarding careers throughout Silverfish. We empower our team, invest in individuals and reward achievement. We also offer very competitive remuneration packages including company bonus, pension scheme and staff discounts. Silverfish is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for any of these roles please send your CV (detailing current salary/package) and a covering note outlining your reasons for interest to sarah.laing@silverfish-uk.com

If there are no current vacancies please feel free to apply speculatively - we are always happy to hear from enthusiastic, highly motivated, flexible and customer-focused individuals.

 

Current Vacancies


 

Warehouse Manager

 

Role Overview

We are seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our Logistics Team to manage the day to day operations of a busy warehouse, prioritise workloads and deploy staff accordingly to achieve a smooth flow of goods through the warehouse; ensuring order accuracy and on time despatch targets are met.

Prospective candidates will have extensive Warehouse Management experience and the right candidate will be a self-starter, possess a can-do attitude and have good problem-solving ability.

 

Reporting to: Logistics Manager

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day warehouse operations – Goods Inwards and Pick, Pack and Despatch functions.
  • Monitor processes and working practices to ensure efficient and accurate order fulfilment. Achieving high levels of on-time order delivery and customer service/satisfaction.  Monitor and manage Goods In processing to ensure timely and accurate stock availability.
  • Manage staff performance and development utilising the Appraisal Process, identify training requirements
  • Manage Health and Safety performance and compliance through safe working practices, staff training and routine housekeeping activities
  • Record and report Warehouse KPIs
    • Goods In turnaround times
    • Goods Out completion - daily & monthly statistics
    • Goods In and Pick/Pack Accuracy %
    • Space utilisation data
  • Lead and manage warehouse space planning and utilisation
  • Implement and monitor cost efficient and green packaging practices

 

 

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • Experienced Warehouse Manager or Team Leader from a logistics or manufacturing environment.
  • Proven people management skills with ability to build strong relationships and develop teams
  • Able to multi-task, work to tight deadlines, prioritise workloads and deploy staff to meet the needs of the business
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of, and proficient in the use of ERP software systems, MS Office Suite.

Desirable:

  • Operational Health and Safety with IOSH or NEBOSH or equivalent
  • Current Forklift/Reach Truck Licence

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Package
  • Hours (based on core office hours of 35.75 per week although appointees will be expected to work outside these hours where necessary) on a rota basis

Week 1

  • Monday – Thursday: 0915-1730hrs
  • Friday: 0915-1430hrs

Week 2

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 0915-1730hrs
  • Tuesday: 0915-1430hrs
  • Annual Leave: 22 days (paid) plus bank holidays extending with length of service
  • The post holder can take advantage of the following:
    • Pension scheme
    • Staff discounted purchase scheme (details will follow to the successful applicant)

 


 

Inventory Controller

 

Role Overview

We are seeking an Inventory Controller to join our Logistics Team based in Saltash, Cornwall.

Prospective candidates will have extensive inventory control experience in a warehouse environment. The key responsibilities of this position are to ensure product inventory accuracy to improve customer order fulfilment rates, maximise sales and minimise stock loss.

The right candidate will be a methodical self-starter, work with attention to detail, possess a can-do attitude and have good problem-solving ability.

 

Reporting to: Logistics Manager

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out scheduled daily inventory cycle counts to maintain stock accuracy; identify, record and report any variances. Supervise the replenishment and stock count working shift.
  • Perform post inventory count reconciliations – record and gain sign off for inventory level adjustments. Identify any warehouse process failures and contribute to process redesign and staff retraining.
  • Carry out daily pick-face stock replenishment to support efficient space usage and pick time efficiency.
  • Carry out regular processing of customer returns back to stock.
  • Manage quarantined status products to make good for resale or write off and disposal as appropriate.
  • Identify fastest selling SKUs to drive efficient pick location management utilising product A-B-C categorisation.
  • Compile and present inventory KPI’s, including:
    • Inventory count accuracy (%)
    • Stock loss (%)
    • Slow moving products
    • Inventory count coverage
  • Contribute product pick rate statistics (most visited) to support warehouse space planning.
  • Assess new products to identify any specific storage, handling and shipping requirements.
  • Monitor product Weights & Dimension profile and system accuracy.
  • Manage product reworks/kitting, where appropriate.
  • Provide supporting cover to Goods In and Goods Out teams.

 

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • 2+ years inventory control experience in a warehouse environment.
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and complete them in the agreed timescales.
  • Experience of, and proficient in, the use of ERP software systems,
  • MS Office Suite - Advanced MS Excel skills.

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Package
  • Hours (based on core office hours of 35.75 per week although appointees will be expected to work outside these hours where necessary)
    • Monday – Thursday: 0715-1530hrs
    • Friday: 0715-1230hrs
  • Annual Leave: 22 days (paid) plus bank holidays extending with length of service
  • The post holder can take advantage of the following:
    • Pension scheme
    • Staff discounted purchase scheme (details will follow to the successful applicant)