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Warehouse Manager

Evolve Energy

Evolve Energy

Craigavon, UK
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
We’re on a mission to invest in people, ideas and industries that will change the world. Octopus Energy is the global tech pioneer using our in house technology platform, Kraken Tech, to unlock a Customer focused and affordable green energy revolution.
We’re changing the energy system globally, spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies.
We have phenomenal growth plans, and we need enablers to help deliver our aspirations at speed and scale. It’s a unique culture where people learn, decide and build quicker, where people work with autonomy alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground.
At Octopus Energy Heating we’re developing a home heating revolution through innovative heat pumps which will significantly reduce reliance on fossil fuels and bring a cleaner more sustainable world. We are setting up the first (of multiple) manufacturing premises in Portadown and if you want to help us bring this technology to the market at scale and speed, then read on…
We are seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our growing team at Octopus Energy’s heat pump factory in Portadown, Northern Ireland.
As the Warehouse Manager, you will have a pivotal role in overseeing and optimising warehouse operations. This includes meticulous management of goods in and out, as well as close collaboration with production and quality technicians to ensure stringent stock standards are maintained. The role will play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation of our heat pump manufacturing facility. Over the next year, you may also be required to build a warehousing team to support the growth of the rapidly expanding business.

What you'll do

  • Efficiently manage and coordinate all facets of warehouse operations, including streamlining processes to enhance efficiency and reduce lead times
  • Implement robust inventory control measures and lean principles to optimize stock levels and prevent overstock or shortages
  • Drive warehousing strategy to align with production schedules and demand forecasts
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure accuracy in inventory records and minimize discrepancies
  • Supervise the receipt and dispatch of goods with high attention to detail
  • Collaborate with quality technicians to ensure products align with specified standards
  • Maintain a vigilant approach to inventory levels, coordinating with various departments to ensure seamless operations
  • Ensure warehouse operations are carried out in a safe manner

What you'll need

  • Proven experience (preferably 5+ years) as a Warehouse Manager/Supervisor within the manufacturing sector
  • A strong desire to ‘get stuck in’ - we need someone who wants to build the warehousing function from scratch and is excited to run with high level guidance
  • A strategic mindset, with exemplary organizational skills and acute attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate effective collaboration between the warehouse, internal production, purchasing and quality teams as well as external suppliers, logistics and warehousing providers
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be on-site every day at our Portadown heat pump factory

Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people
We're very excited at this opportunity. We're looking for the passion, skills and experience to help shape and define the future of energy and business at a global scale. If you're reading this and grinning and want to bring this technology to the market at scale and speed, then we would love to hear from you.
Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.