Our Client is a unique Fresh Produce business, sourcing product to supply an alternative and exclusive product range to the UK market. Due to continued success and growth, they now require a Distribution Centre Manager to become a key member of the management team, on an initial 12 month fixed-term contract.

Becoming an integral part of the distribution operation, the successful individual will work on behalf of and report to the Head of Operations. Managing the loading & distribution team, this position will be based at the distribution centre of the business, working with third party partners to ensure set timescales and targets are met, with the effective management of vehicle unloading, warehouse setup and loading of boxes into vans for delivery.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Manage and motivate the loading team, covering;
  • working schedules, sickness, and holiday
  • inductions & further training as required
  • set & review KPI’s & team objectives
  • ensure adequate cover 7 days a week
  • Site Health & Safety Officer, including the conduction of site risk assessments and self-audits, ensuring correct working standards are continually met
  • Manage site security, cleanliness and the maintenance & contracts of all equipment and machinery
  • Work closely with the operations team, co-packing partners, and third-party logistics & warehouse partners, building solid and successful relationships
  • Responsible for on-site waste management, with the most cost effective and sustainable improvements at the forefront

We require;
An experienced Distribution Manager, with a thorough understanding of fast-paced, fresh product environments

Dedicated and passionate approach to achieving success and meeting customers’ expectations

Exceptional team management and motivational ability

Previous exposure to and/or understanding of 3rd party packer relations would be advantageous

Contract; 12 months, full-time potential
Location; South London
Working 5 days out of 7, covering evening & weekend hours
Salary; £35-45k – dependent on experience offered

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Distribution Centre Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk