Who is our client?

Our client is a growing and reputable 3rd Party Logistics business, specialising in the FMCG / Retail industry and they are currently expanding rapidly. You will have demonstrable site management experience in a fast paced warehouse / distribution / logistics environment and can win hearts and minds whilst implementing and managing change.

They urgently require the need to appoint a Site General Manager to manage the site and several key retail contracts.

The role requirements

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.

What sort of people are we looking for?

As a role model for their company values you will motivate your team to achieve high standards of productivity and operational KPIs whilst promoting team working and morale.

You will be expected to ensure that all Health & Safety processes are adhered to at all times as well as leading initiatives in quality, efficiency, cost and implementation of action plans.

You will manage the site to its optimum.

You will accurately plan and allocate staffing requirements according to the scheduled work load.

You will manage daily the P&L for all contracted / outsourced operations, achieving targets etc

You will manage and control Daily Planning & Stock activities ensuring that targets are met

You will look to increase customer satisfaction across the various contracts, identifying any process and procedural improvements