Distribution Centre Manager

  • Location

    Hereford

  • Sector:

    Permanent Jobs

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Job ref:

    Distribution Centre Manager

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-17


J O B   P U R P O S E 
Working over a 7-day operation, our client is looking for a DC Manager who will be responsible for managing all DC & logistics activity, including the receiving, warehousing and delivery of product in line with business targets and objectives. 
D A Y - T O - D A Y   D U T I E S 
  • Accountable for the leadership and management of the DC on a day-to-day basis 
  • Maintaining focus on all warehouse KPI's and employee engagement 
  • Understanding underlying reasons for trends (positive and negative) with the ability to flex the operation accordingly to meet the targets
  • Proactively manage the output of the DC and other improvement initiatives to deliver savings in efficiency and cost 
  • Identifying and delivering cost-saving opportunities  
  • Compiling, tracking and reviewing KPI suite for the distribution and logistics function and, where necessary, identify trends and take swift corrective action 
  • Managing peak planning and execution 
  • Driving the operations strategic and tactical continuous improvement plans with full budgetary responsibility for all aspects of the DC 
  • Resource planning across the DC 
C A N D I D A T E    S P E C I F I C A T I O N 
  • Strong management experience in a large fast-paced distribution centre, e-Commerce distribution experience is essential 
  • Proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a warehouse environment
  • Self-motivated, independent and target driven
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to liaise from shop-floor to board level  
  • Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems and automation 
  • Ability to align and engage the team to achieve the company vision, strategy and goals