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Site Manager

My client is in the Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain Sector and is a market leading distributor through Retail and Ecommerce. They pride themselves on creating Beautiful High Quality products.


The Site Manager in Swindon will be responsible for...

  • Leading a Warehouse team of a team of 200
  • P&L responsibility for 4 depots across the UK
  • Develop a distribution strategy that will allow the company to keep its competitive edge whilst developing the customer proposition
  • Supporting the Director in Projects, Continuous and Process Improvement to drive the operations forward
  • Determine and implement a Warehouse organisation best suited to maximise efficiency and deliver targeted performance levels.
  • Taking ownership of site level performance, managing daily KPI reporting for activity and throughputs.
  • Provide strong visible leadership in order to ultimately manage all staff through performance, management and training.
  • Improve Warehouse and Distribution operational efficiency.
  • Supporting and executing a continuous improvement plan to improve warehouse operations
  • Building effective relationships with a range of cross functional internal stakeholders and external suppliers and contractors e.g. agency suppliers, transport, contractors etc
  • Facilities, taking overall responsibility for all aspects of facilities & Health and Safety across all sites
  • Continuously drive a Health and Safety focused culture within the Warehouse team.
  • Responsible for 3PL operations ensuring service levels are met in line with cost budgets.
  • Delivery of all step change and business requirements within Warehouse and Distribution with business needs and demands; monitoring and planning resource requirements to support the changing demands of the business.
  • Develop SOP's for Warehouse and Distribution processes in order to ensure optimisation and compliance with standards and regulations.
  • Manage all Warehouse and Distribution related customer complaints, identifying root cause and implementing corrective actions.
  • Effectively communicate across all departments and sites, actively involving the workforce through regular reviews and management meetings and head office reporting.
  • Driving the Transport function to gain maximum efficiency


The Site Manager will have...

  • Previous, demonstrable experience at a Site Manager level with managing large teams of 100+
  • Strong commercial acumen, having previously held P&L responsibility within a sizeable operation.
  • Excellent leadership skills, with a track record of engaging and coaching large teams, with particular emphasis on continually improving performance through development and succession planning.
  • Has led and driven multiple change management or continuous improvement projects.
  • Excellent communication skills with a passion for inspiring your teams to achieve their best.
  • Professional, approachable and helpful to ensure smooth running of the general operation.
  • Team Player with ability to motivate and empower others.
  • Confident Manager, skilled at setting clear objectives and motivating their team to achieve them.
  • Quality orientated and customer service driven.
  • Proven experience of managing and implementing Health and Safety Culture.
  • Highly tolerant of change, being able to work with an evolving organisation.
  • Able to thrive in a highly competitive and demanding environment.
  • Able to work efficiently across the business and functional boundaries.

Job Offer

The Successful Candidate will receive...

  • A salary of £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service
  • 25+8 days holiday
  • Monday to Friday Day shifts
  • Private Health Care
  • Bonus Scheme
Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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