Supply Chain Distribution Manager
SUPPLY CHAIN DISTRIBUTION MANAGER (Monday - Friday Days 9am-5pm) Based in ANDOVER SP11
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 p.a.
We are looking for a Supply Chain Distribution Manager to join our national pallet distribution and warehouse solution.
Normal working week is 37.5 hours (some flexibility with working hours will be required as dependent upon operational need).
MONDAY TO FRIDAY Working
33 days holiday (includes 8 Bank Holidays)
Privately owned company
Company sick pay scheme after 1 year
Free car parking
This is a hands-on role responsible for owning the day-to-day 3PL operation to consistently achieve all operational KPIs and customer SLAs. You’ll be the lead focal point for our transport customer responsible for ensuring the best level of service is given at all times, producing KPIs to include measurement of activity, success, failure, mistakes, errors etc. and actively sharing and promoting best practices and processes into the business to continually improve these results. Implementing robust corrective actions when service levels are not to the required standard and striving to improve and streamline processes while actively sharing and promoting best practices. Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with the warehouse, transport team, customer etc. to ensure appropriate information flows. The role also includes operational floor presence, effective communication, resource planning, continual improvement, motivating the team, coaching, employment relations activity, health & safety, liaison with the customer, security and compliance. You will be joining a small team so you may also have to load/unload vehicles at times so you need to be adaptable and flexible.
Skills and experience
Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, and ambition
Proven previous Distribution Manager / Supply Chain Manager / Operational Manager experience
Successful practical experience of management work within a busy target driven distribution operation
Excellent organisational skills and able to demonstrate a commitment to delivering consistent quality in a time-constrained operation
Have sound analytical skills and apply logic
Good UK geographical knowledge
Takes ownership for own, employee and operational performance
Be a proven leader and motivator of staff
Be both Customer and Company focused with a proactive approach
Ability to deal effectively and patiently with others
Good understanding of vehicle capacities
Experience of using a Transport Management System (desirable but training will be given)
Understanding of tachograph legislation, driving limits and work time directive
Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Transport Management Systems)
Ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and customer service
Sound judgement and decision-making skills
Able to work to time sensitive deadlines and prioritise work
Exhibit a high degree of flexibility and be able to work as part of a team
Excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with Customer's
Able to pay strict attention to detail
Willing to challenge established practices
Due to the nature of our business you will be required to complete a basic DBS that provides us with any unspent criminal convictions.
Please apply online today to be considered for this exciting role.
We look forward to hearing from you.
NOTE: No agencies please