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Depot Manager

Posted 26 February by Search Consultancy Easy Apply Ended

Depot Logistics Manager

£40,000 - £45,000 + Car & Bonus

Grantham, Lincolnshire

We are looking for an experienced depot manager to direct and coordinate all logistics activities for the site, in order to ensure that the transport and warehouse chill functions operate legally and safely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day operation of the site
  • Improve cost and revenue position of the site
  • Formulate and implement strategies, policies and programmes across the operation
  • Management of the site team, providing leadership and motivation
  • Ensure adequate Health & Safety processes & procedures exist
  • To build and maintain a robust partnership approach to the management and development of the contract.
  • To lead, motivate and develop effective management within the designated service centre
  • Co-ordinate and manage the service centre operation to ensure effective use of resource to deliver the contractual requirements of the service specification.
  • To maintain effective control over all administration, warehouse and distribution activity in order to achieve the requirements set out in the contractual service specification.
  • To maintain high levels of communication at all levels in order to ensure effective management of the contract. Liaise with the customer to develop and maintain a strong working relationship.
  • Demonstrate effective delivery of the profit and loss account. Liaise with the finance team to ensure all costs are accountable
  • Implement, monitor and control the service centre budget and take corrective action where necessary
  • To ensure financial/management information is robust, accurate and meets the needs of the contract.
  • To ensure compliance with company management systems including ISO, Health and Safety, Environmental and Human Resources
  • Ensure succession plans are in place for all key positions and undertaken regular coaching
    with direct reports
  • Develop and implement processes to provide adequate training to all employees which promote employee engagement.
  • Ensure that the site constantly delivers high levels of service, to both internal and external customers
  • Deliver the site budget and budgeted ppl, identifying, managing and escalating risks in a timely manner as appropriate
  • Ensure timely resolution of operational issues, at all times minimising cost and effects on service
  • Ensure that a consistent level of communication within all aspects of the operation is achieved
  • Confident, tactful and persuasive with the ability to get the job done

Required Skills & Attributes

  • A very 'hands-on' approach with a strong leadership and people management style
  • Confident, tactful and persuasive with the ability to get the job done
  • Have proven experience of running a busy depot in a pharmaceutical logistics / distribution company
  • Experienced in budget and cost management within a logistics operation
  • Proven man management skills with the ability to coach and lead a large team
  • Excellent Presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent numerical and IT Skills (Excel essential)
  • Remains calm and focused under pressure
  • First class communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong team working skills and the ability to develop employees to their full potential
  • Thorough understanding of P & L management and the ability to manager and develop KPI performance measures and targets
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • A sound commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate at all levels
  • Thorough understanding of ISO processes to include process flows and work instructions
  • Thorough understanding of Health and Safety management
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 34557545

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