Head of Warehousing/Warehouse Manager

Skånemejerier, Malmö

Publicerad: 2023-08-17

Om tjänsten

Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. It is a family-run group based in the north-west of France and has a turnover of about 20 billion Euro. In Scandinavia, Lactalis own three operative organizations; Skånemejerier, Lactalis Scandinavia and Castelli.

Lactalis Scandinavia is a group with four legal entities (DK, SE, NO, FI). The turnover is 750 MSEK and the company employs approximately 65 employees. Most of them in Denmark where the head office and the biggest turnover is made. A warehouse for the imported product is located close to the office, 50 Km north of Copenhagen.

Castelli AB is subsidiaries of an Italian group recently acquired by Lactalis. The Turnover is about 300 Msek. The company is selling in the whole Nordic, Italian specialties like Parmigiano, Grana Padano and Mozzarella. The HQ is based in Stockholm.

Skånemejerier is based in Malmö and is Sweden’s second largest dairy company, with an annual turnover exceeding 4 billion SEK. The business consists primarily of production and sales of dairy products and fruit drinks. The brands are Skånemejerier, Bravo, Allerum, Hjordnära, Åsens and Lindahls. Skånemejerier has four production sites and approximately 700 employees. Since 2012 Skånemejerier is part of Group Lactalis.

Head of Warehousing/Warehouse Manager

Do you want to join our company in this central and very important role? Our current and fantastic Warehouse Manager is taking on a new challenge within Supply Chain at Skånemejerier and we need to find his replacement.

Skånemejerier is the leading dairy company in southern Sweden, a challenger nationally but part of the world’s biggest dairy group Lactalis. Through Lactalis you get access to an international network with 85,000 colleagues in almost 100 countries. We are a company that treasures the values of the locally produced as well as the strengths of collaborating globally. 

We are currently looking for a driven and ambitious Warehouse Manager for our two warehouses in Malmö. The main goal of the role will be to lead and manage the 8 direct reports. There are about 100 warehouse personnel in total. The role includes management, continuous improvements and more long-term development action and investment plans.

About the role

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the warehouses of finished products in Malmö. The role is responsible for 2 warehouses, where one is High Bay warehouse building. We also have 3PL solution for terminals. 

You will be based at our headquarters in Malmö and you will report to the Supply Chain Director.

The role is responsible for:

  • Implement all aspects of Warehouse operational policies, procedures, objectives and initiatives for warehousing.
  • Ensure safe and efficient warehousing for both staff, environment and products in accordance with laws and external/internal requirements and rules, including HACCP / FSSC 22000 Food Safety requirements.
  • Responsible for developing and improving productivity, quality, and safety to optimize logistics costs over time.
  • Responsible for work environment, external environment and security for warehouse operations.
  • Budget and investment responsibility – ensure an investment plan within budget for the year. Set budget for the operation and CAPEX for the business.
  • Responsible for developing, measuring and communicating relevant KPIs for the business.
  • Attend audits and help identify and implement action plans, ensure that they comply with company recommendations and laws and regulations.
  • Ensuring continuous work improvement using a LEAN approach.

Your profile

We are looking for someone with good experience in supply chain/warehouse management or from relevant field. You have a university degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations or similar.

You are experienced from a leading role, preferable in the food industry. You need to be adaptable in a constantly changing work environment, characterized by fast pace and rapid change. Through your leadership, inclusion, clear expectations and follow-up, you engage your team to look for innovative changes to improve.  

To be successful in this role you should also be a person with the ability to prioritize and to keep your employees involved in the strategies and goals. Communication is key in this role, and you will have a lot of different stakeholders, both internally within both Skånemejerier and Lactalis as externally with different stakeholders.

Since you have budget and investment responsibility, we expect you to have good economic understanding. You will work in an international environment and we expect you to have a high professional knowledge in both Swedish and in English. Experience of continuous improvement and LEAN/Six Sigma is a merit.

We offer

Are you interested to join Skånemejerier, a company that is dedicated to its mission and engaged to create an inclusive corporate culture where all employees are treated with respect, consideration and appreciation? 

In this role you´ll also have the great opportunity to work together with a very engaged and knowledgeable team, in Sweden and around the world through Lactalis. 

To be a part of Lactalis Group, multinational dairy company, means many interesting dialogues and contacts. The group invests a lot in employee competence development and through the group the employees are given access to a network of colleagues worldwide. 

At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do. 

Contact and application

In this recruitment process Skånemejerier is cooperating with HEIM Executive. Please apply already today, we´ll interview continuously during the process. 

For further information about the position, please contact Recruitment Consultant Louise Edeheim, HEIM Executive, louise.edeheim@heimexecutive.se

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