Distribution Shift Manager

Forward Assist Recruitment
£38000 - £39000/annum
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading distributor to the foodservice sector in the UK, and internationally, who is committed to provide its customers with outstanding service, products and foodservice solutions, its people with a `great place to work` and its suppliers with a great company to partner.

They are looking for a Distribution Shift Manager

The Role:
To implement distribution plans for the Distribution function to meet current/future customer service requirements and continually improve cost efficiency/quality of service in line with the Distribution Centre goals.

Key Accountabilities:

- Communication Cascade (two-way)
- Distribution Centre Security
- Input into and implementation of Distribution & Operational strategy in line with Distribution Centre goals
- Management of Distribution assets
- Stock integrity
- Compliance with current Transport Legislation

Day to day management and planning of the Distribution function ensuring DC standards and targets are met
- Input into Distribution Cost Budgets
- Staff Recruitment/Retention - recruit, train and develop direct reports
- Staff Training & Development Plans - implement Distribution Centre succession plan & manpower planning plans
- Health & Safety and Legal obligations - adherence to Company policies and procedures & ensure Group H&S policy is implemented and adhered to
- Increase driver awareness to reduce accidents

Skills & Qualifications:
Ideally they are looking for people with the following skills and experience:

- 2 years supervisory experience within a distribution operation and a full understanding of current commercial vehicle legislation.
- Man management, commercial, analytical and communication skills.
- Change manager.
- PC and systems literate.

CPC is advantageous

#distribution, transport, commercial, logistics, manager

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