Warehouse Manager

Posted over 2 years ago by MSELECT
Location Baghdad, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector FMCG

Our client a major FMCG and distribution company is currently looking to hire a Warehouse Manager to be based in Baghdad, with at least 8 years of experience in an FMCG environment leading a reasonable sized team.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  1. Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  2. Complies with Iraqi standard and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  3. Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  4. Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  5. Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  6. Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  7. Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  8. Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  9. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


  • Reduction in warehousing cost by 25% across Warehouses.
  • 100% synchronization of All on Ground stocks with SAGE at any point in time.
  • Develop and discuss on weekly basis with sales their Planned Vs Actual Target report raising flags where the variances are more than 10% (+ /-), via an Email.
  • Automating Stock Movement, Trade Age and Stock Sheet in the system.
  • Strategically manage stock trade age across the warehouse with strong reporting structure.
  • Update and discuss following reports on daily basis with Supply Chain Manager and get instructions for the day:
  1. Stock Coverage in No. Of Days across Warehouses.
  2. Trade Age report and critical items.
  3. Administrative / Regulatory Issues Diary.
  • Inventory Levels for each SKU should be discussed every week to avoid shortages and over stocking with the Warehouse Keepers and the Branch Manager on weekly basis through a SKYPE session or Email.
  • Offloading the imports received from Um-E- Qasr with time stamps of 3 hours with proper recording and documentation which can be audited at any point in time.
  • Keep a strong liaison with MOH and other Govt bodies to maintain proper record and comply with Iraqi regulations.
  • Maintain a proper track of PROMOs and lias with sales for any updates, keeping all warehouses update with the same information.
  • Develop Supply Chain team to learn and maintain reporting system updated.
  • Assist the Supply Chain Manager training and developing people skills.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

Supervision, Developing Budgets, Safety Management, Developing Standards,

Managing Processes, Surveillance Skills, Inventory Control, Reporting Skills,

Analysing Information, Equipment Maintenance, Judgment.


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