Regional Manager, Distribution and Logistics

Posted 5 January by Alchemy Recruitment Ltd Ending soon

Our client a large manufacturer in Birmingham is looking for a Regional Manager/Warehouse Manager to join their team.

The distribution area to be covered is Birmingham centre, Greater Birmingham areas, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Working hours will be;

Approximately 2.30/3.30 am - 1pm/2pm Monday to Thursday and 5.00 am - midday on Fridays.

Responsibilities;

  • Day to day operation management
  • Carry out produce buying from the wholesale market
  • Identifying high-quality and fresh products
  • Negotiating prices and developing relationships with suppliers
  • Managing the daily packing of produce in a presentable way
  • Managing stock in the pack house
  • Keeping control of non-fruit stock and liaising with Head Office on accessory requirements
  • Carry out the recruitment, training and supervision of packers and drivers as the business grows
  • Printing delivery schedules each day, and identifying route improvements to ensure all deliveries are carried out as efficiently as possible.
  • Be involved with local sales and marketing initiatives in the Midlands region

The successful candidate will require the following attributes;

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working in a logistics, distribution or customer service role.
  • Have experience of managing and delegating tasks to staff
  • Be energetic and driven
  • Have excellent communication skills with an ability to motivate people
  • Have an attention to detail and value the importance of good presentation
  • Fluent in English
  • A good knowledge of Birmingham and surrounding areas is important
  • Full clean driving license and experience of driving a van
  • Basic/Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required

If this role is of interest to you then please apply today!

Required skills

  • Distribution
  • Management
  • Manufacturer
  • Transport
  • Fresh Produce

Reference: 33819824

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