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. If you have demonstrable site management experience in a fast paced warehouse / distribution / logistics environment and can win hearts and minds whilst implementing and managing change, then this may be the role for you. Our client urgently require to appoint a Site General Manager to manage the site and several key retail contracts.
The role requirements
You will develop and implement initiatives to improve operational processes, aligned to the growth strategy.
You will deliver a best in class service to their array of exciting 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 KPI’s 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.