Robert Walters are supporting a national logistics leader in the recruitment a General Manager for their Derbyshire operation.
As the General Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:
Leadership of a fast paced and temperature controlled food logistics operation in the Derbyshire area
Full P&L responsibility of both warehousing and transport operations
To maximise the weekly, monthly and annual performance of the site providing leadership, focusing on customer requirement, effective operational performance, colleague engagement and succession planning
To deliver sustainable growth and business performance through effective management of the operation
Driving a culture of continuous improvement across all departments
Develop and agree the operational budget and deliver against the budget
Drive and deliver organic growth
Develop strong relationships with the customer's management team
Develop strong management capability through effective performance management, mentoring and development of the team
Manage within the organisations HR processes to create a positive work environment
The ideal General Manager will have the following skills and responsibilities:
Leadership experience of a food logistics warehousing operation
Experience of managing a contract logistics operation for a 3PL
Develops and delivers innovative solutions and services that create value for customers and the business
Develops strategies/plans aligned to the business’ organisational strategy
A track record in driving continuous improvement and successfully achieving exemplary operational performance
Has thorough knowledge of the customers' and competitive environment
A track record in the leadership of people strategies, processes and policies.
Experience of working in partnership with line management and adherence to legislative and market requirements to achieve the aspiration of an employer of choice
My client is amongst the UK’s elite logistics businesses and are able to provide unprecedented career progression opportunities.
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