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Job title: Depot Logistics Manager
Location: Wolverhampton
Sector: Manufacturing, Driving & Industrial
Specialism: Logistics
Job type: Permanent
Posted: 2017-01-DD10 Jan 2017 - 16:39
Contact: John Wilson
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Depot Logistics Manager


Depot Logistics Manager

£42,000 - £55,000


We are looking for an experienced depot manager Direct and coordinate all logistics activities for the site, so that the transport and chill functions operate legally and safely.

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for the day to day operation of the site
* Improve cost and revenue position of the site
* Formulate and implement strategies, policies and programmes across the operation
* Management of the site team, providing leadership and motivation
* Ensure adequate Health & Safety processes & procedures exist
* Ensure succession plans are in place for all key positions and undertaken regular coaching
with direct reports
* Develop and implement processes to provide adequate training to all employees which promote employee engagement.
* Ensure that the site constantly delivers high levels of service, to both internal and external customers
* Deliver the site budget and budgeted ppl, identifying, managing and escalating risks in a timely manner as appropriate
* Ensure timely resolution of operational issues, at all times minimising cost and effects on service
* Ensure that a consistent level of communication within all aspects of the operation is achieved
* Confident, tactful and persuasive with the ability to get the job done

Required Skills & Attributes

* A very 'hands-on' approach with a strong leadership and people management style
* Confident, tactful and persuasive with the ability to get the job done
* Have proven experience of running a busy depot in a temperature controlled logistics / distribution company
* Experienced in budget and cost management for a logistics operation
* Proven man management skills with the ability to coach and lead a large team
* Excellent spoken and written communication skills
* Excellent Presentation and negotiation skills
* Excellent numerical and IT Skills (Excel essential)
* Remains calm and focused under pressure

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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