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Distribution Manager

  • Location

    Wembley

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anil Pattni

  • Contact email:

    anil.pattni@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1327_1672858515

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-04-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Anil Pattni

My client is a a rapidly growing FMCG distributon business based in Wembley.

They are looking for a Distribution Manager to take responsiblity for their warehousing and transportation activities.

My client is a a rapidly growing FMCG distribution business based in Wembley.

They are looking for a Distribution Manager to take responsibility for their warehousing and transportation activities.

The Distribution Manager will be responsible for managing all warehousing and transportation activities within a fast paced FMCG operation based in Wembley.

Specific responsibilities will be across Warehouse functions such as Good In, Pick/Pack, Despatch, Stock/Inventory & Health & Safety. Responsibility for circa 20 people (Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Warehouse Operatives and Drivers)

Other key responsibilities for the Distribution Manager include:

  • Accountability for site performance, delivering on agreed KPIs and operational metrics, and building strong relationships with stakeholders and the network team
  • Provide operational excellence through leadership and development for the site management team, create a one team culture across all site functions
  • Accountability for site performance, delivering on agreed KPIs and operational metrics, and building strong relationships with stakeholders and the network team
  • As a people manager, you will focus on ensuring that your colleagues receive the right level of support, coaching and development
  • Ownership of the site safety strategy, through colleague engagement and delivering a first-class safety culture
  • Be proactive in identifying change and continuous improvement opportunities throughout the warehouse and transport operations
  • Utilising data to inform decisions and also provide regular reports to Senior Management.
  • This is a broad & autonomous role where you will essentially be running an entire Logistics operation

  • 5 year's experience in management of operations, and leadership in warehousing and transport, preferably within FMCG, Food or Drinks sectors
  • Evidence of an effective track record of people management and leadership
  • Understanding and evidence of being able to run a commercial operation effectively
  • Experience and understanding of the food service/distribution market place
  • Lean trained with experience of Kaizen, 5s and problem solving methodologies
  • Proven people management and development experience
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of working with WMS
  • Solid understanding of financial management and operational KPI's
  • This individual has to be able to drive significant culture change with focus around people, processes and systems
  • Be local to Wembley

£45,000 - £50,000 + benefits

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.