General Manager

England, Devon
£65,000 - £75,000 per annum + Package
09 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Abdul Walid
Senior Management
Contract Type

A blue chip Logistics Giant is recruiting a General Manager to lead their distribution operation in Exeter.

As the General Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Effective leadership and management of the operational teams, including a dotted line management of the Transport Manager to ensure effective communication and collaboration on site-based activity
  • Delivery of a safe, secure, clean and consistent work environment for team members at both sites
  • Ensure team understand the critical impact of MHRA compliance & avoidance of audit non-conformance
  • Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Responsibility for all issues relating to Health & Safety and the Environment
  • Ensure compliance with seasonal planning processes and timelines
  • Ensure daily/weekly workload planning and volume forecasting routines are accomplished
  • Translate, analyse and deliver customer needs through effective operational management
  • Maximise accuracy, productivity and space utilization
  • Actively champion a culture of continuous improvement & use of continuous improvement tools
  • Develop a culture of respect and high performance within your team
  • To actively work alongside direct and indirect internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing customer relationships

The ideal General Manager will have the following skills and experience:

  • Leadership experience of a fast paced and high-volume warehousing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A people's person with the ability to lead through engagement.
  • A track record in identifying talent and people development
  • Excellent influencing, motivation and communication skills
  • Able to deal with competing demands in a busy environment
  • Excellent ability to work with number and figures, commercial acumen
  • Experience of setting and managing operational budgets