Interim General Manager - 3PL

Location
South East England
Salary
GBP250 - GBP325 per day + DOE
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Ref
13849208/001
Contact
Daniel Gladwin
Specialist Area
Logistics, Operations
Job Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time

Our client has engaged us to support them in their search for an Interim General Manager for a period of 3-6 months. An immediate improvement in performance and service levels is crucial.

Client Details

Our client is a Blue-Chip business who is one of the leaders in contract logistics offering both warehousing and transport Nationwide. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Management team with the aim of improving performance and service levels across multiple sites for one of the largest contracts in their network.

Description

The role is effectively split into two arms. The first being the general day-to-day running of the operation and the second involving process changes. Key responsibilities and deliverables will include:

  • Communication with the centralised transport operations to ensure efficient distribution.
  • Management of the warehouse operation.
  • Assessment of current warehouse procedures and layout.
  • Coach and lead a newly-established team.
  • Propose and implement process change to raise overall standards and improve performance.

Profile

The successful candidate will have previously worked at a similar level, although the role is predominantly focused around warehousing performance an understanding of the distribution function is also key. To be considered for the role applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record in process change within warehousing.
  • An understanding of KPI management and disciplinary procedures.
  • Have a strong understanding of health and safety and compliance.
  • Have experience in understanding and managing SLAs.
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen and leadership skills.

Job Offer

Our client is offering between £250 per day - £325 per day DOE for an Interim General Manager to start immediately.