Distribution Manager

Location: England
Type: Permanent
Ref: DLDM2
Rate/Salary: £30000 to £35000

Distribution Manager
£30,000 – £35,000pa + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a well known UK distributor, are looking to appoint an experienced Distribution Manager for their site based in Heathrow. You will be responsible for ensuring an efficient and compliant distribution function while maintaining best in class customer service. Additionally you will be responsible for successfully coaching and developing your colleagues throughout the operation via structured appraisals and development plans. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing department performance, quality and cost as well as compliance on transport legislation including WTD, tachographs, H&S and quality standards.
  • Develop the overall strategy around people, operational, financial and legal targets, including future strategic initiatives.
  • Planning and allocation of work using planning systems ensuring on time, in full delivery.
  • Reviewing and improving productivity through effective provision of planning information.
  • Cost effective utilisation of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance.
  • Incident and accident investigation.
  • Liaison between operational departments ensuring continual smooth processes.
  • Grow and develop a strong team of colleagues

About You
The successful candidate will have experience within a fast-paced distribution operation, ideally within a temperature controlled / food manufacturing environment. You must be able to clearly demonstrate how you create a culture of engagement within your teams and be able to demonstrate clear examples of developing people.
Additionally, the below skills and experiences are essential;

  • CPC National / International beneficial
  • Continuous Improvement experience across an FMCG distribution operation.
  • Experience managing a fleet of at least 50 vehicles and teams of 50+ colleagues..
  • Commercially focused, with clear achievements against budgets / KPI’s.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant transport legislation, including tachographs and Working Time Directive (WTD)
  • IT Literate

£30,000 – £35,000pa + Benefits

Our Client
Our client is a well know distributor across the UK

Job Information

Job Reference: DLDM2
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: Transport
Job Locations: England, Heathrow, Middlesex
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Distribution Manager, Regional Transport Manager, Transport General Manager, Transport Manager, Transport Operations Manager

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