Warehouse and Distribution Manager

  • Location

    Honiton, Devon

  • Sector:

    Warehousing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    544785SL_1555056333

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

You will oversee the accurate, timely and safe delivery of products to customers whilst maximising the use of resources to meet the delivery schedule. You will not just be a Warehouse and Distribution Manager, but a self motivated and experienced manager who will drive capacity growth through continual process improvement, whilst providing key contributions to, and subsequently executing, the distribution strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive performance by ensuring our people are skilled and motivated through effective coaching and development
  • Ensure the timely and effective delivery of various engineering parts and components into the business and out onto site to ensure an absolutely seamless supply.
  • Continually improve capacity and quality by undertaking process improvements underpinned by qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Drive turnover and gross margin performance through the effective management of distribution resources to meet the delivery schedule
  • Assume a leadership role within the department and across the supervisory team ensuring improvements and developments are aligned to the company's brand
  • Ensure that the tools and systems used to receipt and ship goods support current activities and future growth
  • Ensure the safe working environment of the distribution centre through driving adherence to standards

Preferred Skills:

  • As a leader you will be accountable for ensuring the distribution centre is a great place to work, creating a coaching and development culture that motivates and engages people to become high performers: so you will be a superb people manager.
  • Experienced in Warehouse supervision
  • An advocate for delivering an excellent customer experience
  • IT literate with experience of CRM systems

Personal Attributes:

  • Focused on coaching and developing people
  • Resource capacity utilisation
  • Storage capacity utilisation
  • Stock accuracy
  • Team engagement
  • Driven to get things right
  • A positive and motivational leader
  • Focused and target driven
  • Confident and trusted in their decision making

Associated Benefits:

  • Individual Performance Related Bonus up to 2% of salary
  • Up to 3% matched pension contributions
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 28 with tenure) plus bank holidays
  • 10% membership discount for LED leisure

Working Hours: 8.30-5 Monday to Friday

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.