General Manager

Recruiter
Bis Henderson Recruitment
Location
Surrey
Salary
£55k - £60k pa + car allowance; bonus
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
General Manager opportunity for logistics site management professional with multi-drop experience. This is a dynamic, fast moving and highly pressurised multi-drop operation with stringent timescales and high customer expectations. Candidates will need to have gained logistics operational experience within a cross-dock / warehouse / transport environment. You will be responsible for strategic planning to ensure this distribution site meets the demands of seasonal peaks and projected growth; financial performance; legal compliances and H&S in addition to continual improvements in cost efficiencies and service standards. Candidates need to be resilient, innovative and commercially aware General Managers with strong multi-drop delivery backgrounds. Fantastic people leadership skills gained within a unionised environment are a must, including previous experience of managing change. It's a given that you will be a process driven Manager, capable of leading, engaging and inspiring your team whilst creating a positive working environment that focuses on delivering excellent service levels. You will ensure that freight is processed in line with client SLA's; review volume forecasts and ensure adequate resources are in place. You will have full budgetary responsibility and will need to ensure that cost control and efficiency is maintained. If you are a motivated and enthusiastic individual who has experience of managing warehouse staff and Drivers within a x-dock / warehousing / transport environment where the provision of a first-class customer experience is paramount, then we would very much like to hear from you. Applications from candidates with an FMCG, Retail Logistics, B2B, B2C or even perhaps a mail or parcel background are welcome. Apply today