Distribution Centre Manager UK - FMCG eCommerce

Location
Colchester
Salary
Competitive Salary Package + Company Bonus Scheme (up to 15% of salary) + Perks
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
12245
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Distribution Centre Manager UK - FMCG eCommerce
Colchester
Competitive Salary Package + Company Bonus Scheme (up to 15% of salary) + Perks

We are a global eCommerce business selling high quality sports nutrition products directly to consumers.


The company was formed in 2005 and has grown rapidly since then. Not only did we rank 34 in the recent Sunday Times Fast Track league table, but was also placed as the 6th fastest growing online retailer in the UK.

We are a highly ambitious business and are targeting revenues of approaching £50 million having grown its top line at more than 40% per annum over the past three years and now has a 16,000 square foot warehouse and manufacturing facility based in Colchester, Essex.

The Distribution Centre Manager UK Role:

The Distribution Centre Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Distribution Centre including all activity across eCommerce, wholesale and retail fulfilment. Driving the operations strategic and tactical continuous improvement plans with full budgetary responsibility for all aspects of the Distribution Centre. 

Key Accountabilities:

+ Culture, must display the ability to lead people with tact, diplomacy & maturity and possess the personal drive to inspire others to reach the goals as set out in the strategic and operational plans.
+ Accountable for the leadership and management of the Distribution Centre on a day-to-day basis
+ Responsible for delivering the customer delivery proposition. 
+ Responsible for budgetary control and KPI delivery
+ Resource planning across the Distribution Centre. 
+ Ensuring H&S regulations and good manual handling practice is adhered to create a safe working environment
+ Leading and engaging the Distribution Centre Team to deliver continued business performance and ensure the Distribution Centre can support future business growth. 
+ Working alongside the Senior Operations team to create the strategic direction for the Distribution Centre translating this in to a working operational plan to create a "best in class" distribution operation.
+ Be a brand ambassador with all internal and external stakeholders
+ Be able to act on own initiative and engage senior leadership team and key stakeholders in the value and logic of strategic and tactical business proposals

Distribution Centre Manager Ideal Candidate Specification: 

+ Strong management experience in a fast-paced distribution centre, eCommerce distribution experience is essential. 
+ A nature leader with proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a warehouse environment 
+ Self-motivated, independent and target driven
+ Strong Commercial acumen 
+ Exceptional communication skills. 

Direct Reports: Assistant Distribution Centre Manager, Inventory Manager & Team Manager Trade. 

Working hours: 45 hours per week Monday-Friday (Flexibility required as 24 hour operation)

Benefits:

+ Competitive Salary Package
+ Annual Company Bonus Scheme – up to 15%
+ Pension
+ Company discount scheme
+ Perk Box subscription with reduced price gym memberships, cinema tickets and free mobile phone insurance
+ Casual dress code
+ Career progression

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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