Depot Manager



Job Title

Warehouse Management & related


£38,000 to £44,000 Per Annum


+ Car (fully expensed) + Benefits


North Lanarkshire

Contract Type


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Depot Manager

Upto £44k + Car (fully expensed) + Benefits

North Lanarkshire


Our client is a leading FMCG Distributor and we are delighted to assist them in their search for an experienced Warehouse & Transport professional as they look to recruit a Depot Manager, to be based at their site in Airdire, North Lanarkshire.


As Depot Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operational and business requirements of the Warehouse & Transport functions. The depot has a headcount of 47 FTEs with a stock holding of approx. 30, 000 SKUs across 35,000 sq.ft of Warehouse. Transport sees the site cover 21 delivery routes with a fleet of 25 vehicles.


In 2023 the Depot Manager will project manage the build of a brand new warehouse and support the transition to the new site in early 2024.


Responsibilities of the Depot Manager:

Effect smooth implementation of Company Policies, Practices and Procedures.Accountable for ensuring all Warehouse Operational Staff (Transport and Warehouse), comply with all aspects of Legal and Company defined legislations and policies.Achievement of pre-determined profit & cost objectives.Delivery of routine KPI targets.Ensure that Company initiatives are monitored and driven effectively.Ensuring Site Stock levels are maintained relevant to pre-determined Stock Profile.Ensure targeted growth of Sales through continuing Business Development ProgramEnsure accurate periodic Stock audits are carried out in line with Company requirements.Undertake ongoing reviews of Site performance to ensure achievement of the Company’s pre-determined performance targets.Ensure effective delivery of excellent Customer Services at all levels reflecting a professional corporate image.To hold regular team briefings to keep everyone informed on performance and communicate important information and changes.


The ideal Depot Manager Candidate:

From a similar FMCG environment, with an understanding of FMCG operations and a proven track record of driving through improvements in productivity.An Excellent People Manager with superb communication skills, target driven and highly motivated, you will be looking to achieve optimum results in a very customer-orientated business.Able to demonstrate a proven Process and Performance Improvement track record.Experience of Health & Safety management in a similar environment.Good working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).

This is a fantastic opportunity – we look forward to your application.