Warehouse and Despatch Manager

South Yorkshire
19 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Warehouse and Despatch Manager

Are you.?

  • Familiar with the latest in distribution compliance?
  • Experienced in managing an FMCG warehouse and distribution team?
  • Familiar with managing 3rd party hauliers?

If you can answer yes to all of these read on:
Job Title: Warehouse Despatch Manager
Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: c£45k-£50k

The Candidate:

  • You must be experienced in managing a fast paced warehouse/Despatch team in either FMCG or foo
  • Must have a good understanding of despatch management and logistics planning
  • Must be a hands-on people manager as well as an experienced leader
  • You will have a great financial awareness to help drive down costs and will have a very analytical mind
  • Excellent customer service skills are also required to build and develop relationships with customers and suppliers

The Role:

  • Ensure warehouse and despatch team adhere to company local and UK safety regulations
  • Design implement warehousing best practices to improve cost base and warehouse standards
  • Proactively support, influence and deliver initiatives to improve safety and quality throughout the company
  • To ensure all staff are trained and adhere to all internal company policies and procedures as well as planning and coordinating external training
  • Creating and delivering development plan for self and team
  • Creating succession pathways both up through and across organisation
  • Enabling team to create and deliver OE opportunities aligned to company and site goals
  • Develop high level problem solving capability and facilitation skills throughout the function
  • Drives improvement opportunities through your team
  • Looks and encourages others to find “waste” opportunities in everything that we do
  • Responsible for maintaining a culture built on continuous improvement

The Company:

  • A multi-site, manufacturer with fantastic
  • A company who will support and develop employees to be the best they can be.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref DJ/POL to dominic.jones@silven.co.uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.


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