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Distribution Warehouse Manager

Distribution Warehouse Manager

Posted 22 August by GEM Premium People Ltd
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Purpose of the role:

Provide the business with a safe and efficient distribution warehouse and overnight trunking operation. Measurements of performance will be against: safety statistics, financial KPIs to target, internal customer service KPIs, track record of team engagement and team professional development.

The position is mainly concerned with warehouse operations and efficiency in a fast-moving transit shed. The position would suit someone who has predominantly operated within a warehouse environment, coupled with an understanding of transport operations and working to tight & conflicting timescales.

Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with the Operations Director, other distribution managers and Commercial Manager to ensure the financial targets of the department are met.
  • Co-ordinate the morning loading of C&D vehicles with drivers and FLT team to ensure vehicles depart warehouse at the earliest possible time.
  • Responsible for the management of trunking runs and balances to ensure the best possible vehicle utilisation in a given day & week.
  • Responsible for the evening transhipment operation to ensure agreed trunk departure times are met.
  • Collaboration with network partners to ensure trunk times & hubs meet the requirements of the business.
  • Responsible for the safety of staff working in or around the Distribution Warehouse.
  • Co-ordination of the night trunking trailer fleet (checks, planning, maintenance co-ordination, development).
  • Management of the FLT staff.
  • Management of designated operators/administrators/apprentices.
  • Working collaboratively with staff and the Fleet and facilities Manager to ensure the Distribution building and MHE are cared/maintained to the best possible standards.

This position is mainly concerned with warehouse operations and efficiency in a fast-moving transit shed. It would suit someone who has mainly a warehouse background, combined with an understanding of transport operations and comfortable working to tight & conflicting timescales.

Should you wish to register an interest in the opening, please contact James Lord.

Required skills

  • Distribution
  • Warehouse Management

Reference: 35936782

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