Assistant Depot Manager

Poole, Dorset
£26,000 plus benefits
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to develop your career with Friars Pride?

Established over 40 years ago, Friars Pride is an independent family-owned company and one of the premier suppliers to fish & chips, fast food outlets and bakers. Also a member of the Q Partnership, a group of three independent organisations who collectively offer nationwide distribution of exclusive branded products and trade innovations.

Friars Pride is a growing company with depots in Peterborough, Norwich, Nottingham, Poole, Plymouth, Swindon and Basildon. This new Assistant Depot Manager position has occurred due to the growth of our Poole depot, and we are looking for a motivated person to assist the depot manager with this growth; ensuring the depot runs smoothly, profitably and efficiently with the high levels of service our customers expect. This is a varied ‘hands-on’ operational based Assistant Depot Manager role in which you will assist the depot manager in the day-to-day running of the Poole depot. Main responsibility is managing the small warehouse team through picking and loading and locking up the depot at the end of the day. From rolling stock takes to vehicle dispatch and return, there’s a comprehensive range of responsibilities which also include liaising closely with our sales team to help increase sales. Other key elements of the Assistant Depot Manager role include:
•Stock control 
•Site maintenance and cleanliness
•Day to day staff issues. 

For this Assistant Depot Manager role we are looking for a motivated person who has aspirations of developing a career with Friars Pride. You will receive on the job training as well as training at other sites to broaden your knowledge. The right person will have the dedication and flexibility to work in a varied role and when the time is right potentially relocate to further your career. Ideally you will have had some experience managing or supervising a team in logistics, warehousing and/or transport. You will be a natural leader with a very logical, hands on approach; willing to apply yourself to whatever is required to get the job done! You will be hard-working with a desire to learn and an ability to use your initiative to improve yourself and the company.

This is a great opportunity for the right person and If this describes you – please click the apply button below

Assistant Depot Manager Ref: OLR11703