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General Manager - Warehouse & Transport

Michael Page Logistics have partnered with a leading 3PL business in their search for a General Manager - Warehouse & Transport based from their East Midlands Distribution Centre in Nottingham.

This company have experienced huge periods of growth over the last 2 years and have historically been a great National client of Page Group's across various sectors. This particular site has continued to flourish due to the ongoing, increasing demand of its customers products within a multi-user facility.

To be successful in role it is critical that you can not only lead a safe, compliant and efficient operation, along with being able to demonstrate a proven experience in customer management and successful commercial exposure.

Description

The General Manager - Warehouse & Transport will:

  • Report into the Regional General Manager / Business Unit Director.
  • Managing a team of c.80+ heads within the operation across Warehouse & Transport, including Drivers and a small Customer Service team.
  • Ensure KPI's are achieved daily across the DC, including service and financial targets.
  • Overseeing the companies continuous improvement and process improvement initiatives / projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and Company safety standards.
  • Managing the DC's budget; taking corrective action where costs are greater than either the budget or volumes allow, and develop continuous improvement programmes.
  • Reviewing, maintaining & updating training logs ensuring all staff are available and attend training courses as and when required.
  • Complete thorough team debriefs through your managers.
  • Manage poor / under performance within the operation.
  • Be commutable to Nottingham.

Profile

The successful candidate for the General Manager - Warehouse & Transport position will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Be CPC National / CPC Internationally qualified - Advantageous.
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years Warehouse / Transport Management experience - Essential.
  • Have worked within a 3PL / Multi-User environment previously - Advantageous.
  • Have managed in excess of 60+ heads previously.
  • Have managed budget in excess of £5M - Advantageous.
  • Be commercial aware and results driven.

This person will have likely worked within a; Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Transport Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager, General Manager, Regional General Manager or Head of Logistics role previously.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £50,000 to £60,000.
  • Company Bonus scheme - Up to 10%.
  • Company Pension scheme.
  • 25 Days + 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Plus additional Company benefits.
Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
JN -122020-1729970
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Nottingham
Salary and benefits
10% Company Bonus
Salary
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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