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Distribution Centre Logistics Manager

Posted 28 days ago by Red Recruit
Location Herefordshire Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation, Warehousing

Distribution Centre Logistics Manager - VR/20175

The Company & Role:

Our client, an online clothing store, are looking for a Logistics Manager for their Distribution Centre in Herefordshire. Working over a 24-7 operation, you will be responsible for managing all DC & Logistics activity, including the receiving, warehousing and delivery of product in line with business targets and objectives.

Duties:

  • Leadership and management of the Distribution Centre on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintaining focus on all warehouse KPIs and employee engagement
  • Understanding underlying reasons for trends with the ability to flex the operation accordingly to meet the targets
  • Proactively managing the output of the DC and other improvement initiatives to deliver proposed improvements and associated savings in efficiency and cost
  • Identifying and delivering cost saving opportunities
  • Compiling, tracking and reviewing KPI suite for the Distribution & Logistics function and, where necessary, identify trends and take swift corrective action
  • Managing peak planning and execution
  • Driving the operations strategic and tactical continuous improvement plans with full budgetary responsibility for all aspects of the Distribution Centre
  • Resource planning across the Distribution Centre

Requirements:

  • Strong management experience in a large fast-paced distribution centre, e-Commerce distribution experience is essential
  • A proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a warehouse environment
  • Self-motivated, independent and target driven
  • Strong Commercial acumen
  • Ability to liaise from shop-floor to Board level
  • Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems and automation
  • The ability to align and engage the team to achieve the Companys vision, strategy and goals

Hours:

Hours are Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, although you must be flexible with working hours.

In Return:

  • Competitive salary, Company bonus scheme and pension
  • A great Company culture
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Generous staff discounts
  • Healthcare cash plan

If you're interested, click apply now, or email your CV to the Shipping Team on shipping@redrecruit.com

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