Distribution Centre Logistics Manager

Recruiter
Red Recruit Ltd
Location
County of Herefordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
11 Jul 2019
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Distribution Centre Logistics Manager - VR/20175

The Company & Role:

Our client, an online clothing store, are looking for a Logistics Manager for their Distribution Centre in Herefordshire. Working over a 24-7 operation, you will be responsible for managing all DC & Logistics activity, including the receiving, warehousing and delivery of product in line with business targets and objectives.

Duties:

  • Leadership and management of the Distribution Centre on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintaining focus on all warehouse KPIs and employee engagement
  • Understanding underlying reasons for trends with the ability to flex the operation accordingly to meet the targets
  • Proactively managing 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

Requirements:

  • Strong management experience in a large fast-paced distribution centre, e-Commerce distribution experience is essential
  • A proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a warehouse environment
  • Self-motivated, independent and target driven
  • Strong Commercial acumen
  • Ability to liaise from shop-floor to Board level
  • Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems and automation
  • The ability to align and engage the team to achieve the Companys vision, strategy and goals

Hours:

Hours are Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, although you must be flexible with working hours.

In Return:

  • Competitive salary, Company bonus scheme and pension
  • A great Company culture
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Generous staff discounts
  • Healthcare cash plan

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