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General Manager (Logistics & Distribution)

Posted 6 September by Strive Supply Chain Ended

Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at strive.co.uk or join us on twitter at @strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Our client is a leading 3PL in the UK and we are delighted to assist them in their search for a General Manager, to be based at their flagship site in Lancashire (OL10).

Reporting into the Operations Director, with a multi-million pound budget and responsibility for some 350FTEs, you will have full responsibility of this state of the art facility and be expected to:

  • Monitor, manage and impact the DC, working closely with the management teams to ensure the completion of all daily functions fully, safely and accurately in compliance with the company H&S procedures and Working Procedures and to maintain the team relationship with the warehouse and transport departments.
  • Support the operations to ensure all functions run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Manage all change and projects through to completion, by driving through a period of continuous improvement
  • Ensure all departments perform to budget
  • Work closely with the blue chip customer base, including key high street retailers

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience of managing large teams within a temperature controlled distribution function
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent ability to monitor and control costs & maximize operational efficiency
  • A leader, who is able to support and engage their team, offering coaching and motivation to others
  • You will be able to lead your teams though a combination of KPIs and hands-on presence, helping the operation to drive through continuous improvement.

Moreover you will be able to display excellent commercial and financial acumen.

This role offers a defined career path within the company and is one not to be missed!

Apply now for immediate consideration

Required skills

  • Logistics Management
  • Operational Efficiency
  • 3PL
  • Warehouse Management
  • Temperature Controlled

Reference: 33240117

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