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Warehouse General Manager

Page Group have exclusively partnered with a leading UK Retail business in their search for a Warehouse General Manager for their new East Midlands based facility in Ripley.

This business have seen huge increases in demand for their products with COVID-19 strengthening their business proposition, including B2C / E-Commerce channels.


This position will:

  • Report to the Operations Director.
  • Be responsible for the site start-up operation.
  • Manage the sites overall headcount ranging from 50 - 70 heads depending on peak periods through a direct management team.
  • Be responsible for an operational budget of c.£2M.
  • Be responsible for a stock holding of c. £6M.
  • Lead the sites health & safety strategy.
  • Act as an interface with senior stakeholders including, Operations, HR, Commercial and Marketing.
  • Be responsible for the strategic growth of both the business and its customer base.
  • Be responsible for people development, HR related issues and recruitment.
  • Commutable to Ripley, Derbyshire.


The successful candidate for the Warehouse General Manager will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years Warehouse Management experience.
  • Have operated at a Site Manager, Depot Manager, General Manager or Regional General Manager level previously.
  • IOSH / NEBOSH - Desirable but not essential.
  • Exposure to managing a P&L up to £3M.
  • Experience within Retail / FMCG / Stockist & Distributor / Fashion / E-Commerce environments - advantageous.
  • A strong history in running group wide H&S programmes.
  • Have a track record in successfully delivering high levels of service through various 3rd party carriers.
  • Be commutable to Ripley, Derbyshire.

Job Offer

This role offers:

  • Salary - £60,000 to £70,000
  • Company Car / Car Allowance (£5k+)
  • Company Bonus - Performance related.
  • Holiday Package.
  • Health Care.
  • Plus additional Company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
JN -102020-1239254
Job Category
Job Type
Salary and benefits
Car & Bonus
£60000 to £70000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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