Detail 2 Recruitment Supply and Logistics
£70000 - £85000/annum + car + senior level benefits
19 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
General Manager Logistics - National Distribution Retailer - Job Summary

We are now recruiting an experienced General Manager for a large logistics provider. The General Managers main responsibility is to ensure that the DC achieves customer service requirements in accordance with agreed budgets, in a safe manner promoting employee engagement and development, whist also planning for the longer term improvement of the business. Responsible to the board this role offers the candidate a chance to be involved in many aspects of the business.

General Manager Logistics - National Distribution Retailer - Role Responsibility

As General Manager of logistics you have the opportunity to work with a national leading retail consumer brand. As part of the UK leadership team you will manage all UK activity across logistics including organisational development and change initiatives. The company is a retailer, so it's essential that you have experience of working in a fast paced retail logistics environment. The organisational culture can be best summarised as being relaxed, collaborative, engaging, professional and business focused.

You will:

* Manage, support and motivate the Management team to achieve daily output objectives and deliver shift KPIs and achieve longer-term objectives.

* Ensure the team has the support in ensuring that there is sufficient employee resource both in quality and quantity terms to meet shift KPIs.

* To be aware of and ensure compliance with all company policies and legislation eg: employment matters.

* Overall responsibility for H&S on site ensuring that continued learning and best practice are applied in support of the company's zero tolerance stance on accidents.

* Ensure Customer Service requirements are met in full.

* Undertake project work as directed.

* Development and delivery against an agreed budget.

* Achieve the required customer performance requirements.

* Set, monitor and control site financials.

* Promote a culture of employee engagement on site through own actions and various other initiatives.

* Involvement in UK network management decisions seeking to optimise overall company performance.

* Chair monthly and quarterly DC reviews.

* Champion the company's quality management system on site ensuring that agreed standards are maintained and improved.

* Build and develop good working relationships with union representatives and full time officials.

General Manager Logistics - National Distribution Retailer - The Ideal Candidate

* Experience from working within a FMCG operation managing a significant warehouse and transport operation. (CPC essential)

* Experience of managing large and complex budgets.

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

* A proven track record of developing a culture through a significant period of change.

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