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Distribution Centre Manager

Reference

JD-JHB-10

Job Title

Warehouse Management & related

Salary

£60,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Excellent Benefits (including bonus)

Town/City

Herefordshire

Contract Type

Permanent

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Status at April 25th 2020 - on hold for now but under review.  

Our client is a leading E-Commerce Distributor, who are currently recruiting for a brand new role at their site in Hereford, responsible for managing and developing the busy operations team across Goods-In, Replen, Returns and Goods-Out.

Reporting into the Operations Director, with c5 Direct Reports and c500 FTEs on site, you will be responsible for:

  • 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 proposed improvements and associated 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.

The Ideal Candidate for the role of Distribution Centre Manager:

  • Track record in successful FMCG Distribution & Logistics Management, ideally within an E-Commerce environment
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Efficient in the use of WMS and additional software programmes
  • Previous experience in the smooth running of a warehouse including racking, storage layout, pick and pack processes
  • Experience in Logistics & Supply Chain roles especially e-commerce
  • Liaison with carriers, ensuring full KPI adherence via monitor and measurement tools
  • Understanding of the full order cycle to give direction, optimisation and co-ordination to enable continuous improvement
  • Meet cost, Productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets.

This is truly an outstanding opportunity to lead a state of the art RDC into an exciting future. You will have autonomy to do so!

Apply now for immediate consideration!

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