Who is our client?
Our client is a growing and reputable 3rd Party Logistics business who specialise in FMCG / Retail Distribution and they are currently expanding rapidly. They are looking for an individual with demonstrable site management experience in a fast paced warehouse / distribution / transport environment who can win hearts and minds whilst implementing and managing change. They urgently require to appoint a Site General Manager to manage this key major site and several key retail contracts.
The role requirements
You will develop and implement initiatives to improve operational processes, aligned to the growth
You will deliver a best in class service to their array of exciting retail clients.
You will look to engage, retain and develop key employee resources across the site.
You will champion any identified Six Sigma projects across the business as required.
You will ensure that their IT operating systems are an engine for growth across the site.
You will work closely with the Commercial Manager, ensuring that the site achieves its operating profit targets.
You will ensure the delivery of business KPIs agreed jointly between you and the Operations Director.
What sort of people are we looking for?
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in a similar environment, ideally from a Food / FMCG / Retail Operational, Warehousing and Distribution environment.
You are a strong leader with demonstrable experience in Distribution Operations and are Commercially aware.
You can demonstrate previous budget & P&L responsibility.
You have an appreciation and understanding of Lean / Six Sigma / 5S operations
Ideally you are CPC qualified and can also demonstrate a proven track record of coaching and nurturing talent alongside developing a focussed work culture / environment.
Being a strong communicator is essential as you will approach pressure situations in a calm, measured and consistent manner.
You have a friendly, flexible and approachable demeanour as you lead by example in this focussed and driven distribution environment.