Interim Distribution Centre Manager

  • Location

    Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Permanent Jobs

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Maytrix Group

  • Contact email:

    kelly@maytrixgroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    01234762197

  • Job ref:

    32058

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    367

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-04

  • Startdate:

    23/08/2019

  • Consultant:

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Are you an  experienced  Warehousing and Logistics expert looking for a short but challenging project based in the Hereford area.

 

We are currently recruiting for a fixed term contract position , for a period of approx. 6 months for a Distribution Centre Manager for a fast paced on line retailer with an immediate start.

 

You will be responsible for managing all Distribution centre & logistics activity  with the support of the team leaders  who report into you, ensuring all goods are processed in and out in an effective and timely manner.

 

 

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 interim 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.