Job Title: Head of Distribution
Salary: £65,000-£75,000 per annum
Job Reference: HB5431
Our client is one of the market leaders in the FMCG sector and as a result of continuing growth they are now looking to appoint a Distribution Manager to run their fleet of delivery vehicles who deliver to customers across the whole of the South East of the UK.
Reporting in to the Operations Director The role will be managing the operation, the delivery of all consignments on a daily basis to customers and suppliers nationwide, ensuring that all commitments and liabilities are met as efficiently as possible and to the lowest cost.
They are therefore looking to appoint a Distribution Manager to co-ordinate all of this distribution and manage the distribution depot. CPC qualified, they want someone who will maximise loads for greater efficiencies, someone who will manage the team of drivers ensuring the collections and deliveries are managed effectively and someone who can 'Think laterally' to challenge what is in place and drive out unnecessary costs.
The role will be fast paced and demanding, yet as this a new role there will be opportunities to achieve distribution synergies and really drive some cost out of the business. We are therefore looking for an experienced logistics professional who is a self starter, customer focussed and yet financially aware.
*Experience in a Senior Distribution/Transport position in a fast-moving company.
*Very analytical in their work and a great financial awareness
*Adaptable, tenacious and resilient
*Excellent planning and organisational skills
*Excellent communication skills to engage effectively with staff, customers, and suppliers.
If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Will Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01733833460 for more information.
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