Distribution Shift Manager - Reading

12 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join the number one food service company in the country....
With a turnover of over GBP2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.
Distribution Shift Manager
Benefits include: free parking, subsidised canteen, discounted products and services, brilliant reward and recognition scheme, excellent career development and much more!

From T-Bone in Tamworth to a hotpot in a hospital, from risotto in Reading to whole lobster at a Michelin starred restaurant, we deliver over 1.5 million items to our customers each and every day. Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children's schools all have one thing in common - Brakes Group. We're growing and we're always on the lookout for people who share our big appetite for success.

The Role:
To implement distribution plans for the Distribution function to meet current/future customer service requirements and continually improve cost efficiency/quality of service in line with the Distribution Centre goals.
Key Accountabilities:

• Communication Cascade (two-way)

• Distribution Centre Security

• Input into and implementation of Distribution & Operational strategy in line with Distribution Centre goals

• Management of Distribution assets

• Stock integrity

• Compliance with current Transport Legislation
Skills & Qualifications:
Ideally we are looking for people with the following skills and experience:

• 2 years supervisory experience within a distribution operation and a full understanding of current commercial vehicle legislation.

• Man management, commercial, analytical and communication skills.

• Change manager.

• PC and systems literate.
The Business
Brakes Group is committed to reducing the environmental impact the business has on both the communities it serves and the countries it operates in. It has ISO 14001 accreditation - an internationally recognised standard for environmental performance.
Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
Brakes UK uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Brakes UK would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s), basic DBS certificate and basic credit check