Distribution Centre Manager
£40,000 to £45,000 doe + benefits
For over 50 years, our award-winning client has been one of Britain's best loved brands and today dominate over 70% of their specialist market. Producing between 1 and 3 million units per week, they are proud to manufacture over 75% of their range in the UK which is then distributed across the globe.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Distribution Centre Manager to lead the UK distribution team. Reporting to the Operations Director you will be responsible for the management of all DC operations working hand in hand with the Manufacturing Manager.
The factory and DC operations have become siloed and we are looking for a strong man manager to bridge the two teams, improve on communication and help drive the two key teams towards the common goal.
During peak trading periods, the centre operates 24/7 so with your team of six Supervisors, you will be instrumental in delivering against service KPI's whilst ensuring a lean operation between planning, manufacturing and warehouse stock holdings parameters.
- 5+ year's experience in a Warehouse/DC Manufacturing Management environment
- Advocate of Lean and Continuous Improvement manufacturing
- Excellent People Management skills
- Ability to lead from the front, motivating and empowering your direct reports
- Commercial awareness and understanding
- Experience within a Seasonal business
Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have strong knowledge of Distribution Centre Operations and you are an experienced Warehouse Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Operations Director role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17