Distribution Centre Manager

  • Location

    Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Permanent Jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Maytrix Group

  • Contact email:

    info@maytrixgroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    01234766935

  • Job ref:

    32049

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    367

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-05

  • Startdate:

    31/05/2019

  • Consultant:

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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.

 

About You: 

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.