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Job Title

Distribution Centre Manager Designate

Industry SectorRetail, Services, Transport & Distribution
BenefitsBonus + Car Allowance + Private Medical
Town/CityCentral London
LocationsLondon, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Supply Chain Jobs, Transport Jobs, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted22 January 2019

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Excellent Basic Salary + Bonus + Car Allowance + Private Medical

Making the switch to DPD could be the best move you’ll ever make. Represented in the UK by both DPD and DPD Local, we combine fantastic people, amazing service, innovative products and state of the art technology to deliver an incredible customer experience.

The Distribution Centre Manager Designate (DCMD) position has been designed to provide you with an excellent introduction and understanding of our large-scale operations whilst being supported by the Regional Management team. This role will support our depots in and around Central London.

As DCM Designate you will support the Distribution Centres within your region. You’ll also be expected to:

  • Undertake project work
  • Cover Site Manager absences
  • Support depots with specific operational needs, as and when they arise

About You

Able to demonstrate a successful track record in leading and motivating high performing teams to deliver outstanding customer service, you must have proven people management experience within the distribution/logistics/supply chain industry or a related sector.

Comfortable operating in an environment where working efficiently under pressure and at pace is critical. Experience of a 24/7 operation, managing a 20,000+ daily throughput and a work force in excess of 200 employees would be a distinct advantage. We’ll also expect you to:

  • Be an excellent communicator both written and verbal, with strong presentation skills.
  • Decisive and effective decision-making, problem resolution and time management skills.
  • Have the ability to effect and successfully implement change.
  • Demonstrate high levels of resilience, self-motivation and flexibility.
  • Have a good degree of computer literacy, as well as the ability to monitor performance and analyse data, along with the initiative to act accordingly
  • Be highly vigilant to any unscrupulous activity taking swift and appropriate action when required
  • Be comfortable working within and adhering to set Key Performance indicators, spanning Service, Quality, Transport, Health & Safety and Costs

Specific Requirements

You must be willing to work across all 7 days, this will include weekends
You must hold a full driving licence.

Why DPD?

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier and as a multiple award-winning business, we’re also a great organisation to join. In return, you can look forward to an attractive remuneration package that includes an excellent basic salary, car, bonus, PMI and the chance to join a rapidly developing organisation, able to offer genuine career and personal development opportunities.


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