Warehouse Manager


Manage all aspects of our chocolate warehouse in Woolmer Green. Role principally working on your own but alongside the wider management team. Possibility to add a Warehouse Operative to assist, reporting to the Warehouse Manager.


Hours of work: 8am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)

Day to Day Responsibilities

· Responsible for whole management of the warehouse and outside grounds, including:

o Stock management (tidying, consolidating, date rotating)

o Supplying chocolate factory and packing room with warehouse goods as required

o Monthly and annual stocktake of chocolates, raw materials and packaging.

· Despatch/ Goods In:

o Efficiently despatching customer orders on time and receiving goods in

o Actively scheduling when orders are despatched (by haulier/courier/our own van), booking on the relevant IT systems and planning loads for our own van

o Booking in deliveries

o Maintaining a scheduling board of all goods in/ out

o Preparing and picking orders (boxing, palletising, wrapping, strapping, labelling)

o Prepare despatch notes for every order and ensuring all orders leaving are double checked.

o Check all incoming goods against paperwork.

o Investigating & reporting any mistakes or discrepancies

· Use of lifting equipment – forklift trucks and pallet trucks

· Part of the role involves driving our own van ad hoc.

· Ad hoc basic grounds maintenance.

· Contribute to ensuring Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Standards are upheld in this area.

· Investigating problems and solving to a high standard.

· Making improvements to the general running of the warehouse.

Skills & traits required

· Experience in warehousing essential

· Accurate at counting, good with numbers and a keen eye for detail

· Forklift training essential (can be expired as refresher can be provided)

· Basic IT skills a bonus

· Clean driving license desirable

· Must be a strong communicator and good spoken and written English

· Organised, self motivated problem solver with a can-do attitude. Happy to work on your own and manage your own time effectively.

· Role requires individual to be physically fit as it is a physically demanding job involving moving all day and lifting/ stacking pallets.

· Food background would be beneficial but not essential


· 20 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays

· 50% staff discount off all retail items

· Workplace pension– more generous than the minimum government rules as we match your contributions up to 5%.

To apply, please email hr@lessiters.comfor an application form or collect from our shop.

61 London Road, Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire SG3 6JE.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,920.00-£37,440.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Woolmer Green, SG3 6JE: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Warehouse: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person




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