Working over a 7 day operation we are looking for a Distribution Centre Manager who will be responsible for managing all DC & Logistics activity, including the receiving, warehousing and delivery of products in line with business targets and objectives.
Your day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include:
Being accountable for the leadership and management of the Distribution Centre 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 & 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 Distribution Centre
Resource planning across the Distribution Centre.
Interested? To be considered you will need:
Strong management experience in a large fast-paced distribution centre, e-Commerce distribution experience is essential
A proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a warehouse environment
To be self-motivated, independent and target driven
Strong Commercial acumen
The ability to liaise from shop-floor to Board level
Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems and automation
The ability to align and engage the team to achieve the Company’s vision, strategy and goals.
Hours of work: This is a permanent position; working Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. You will be required to remain flexible with working hours to meet business needs and at times work within the departments shift rota pattern.