General Manager

England, Bristol
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare, pension
02 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
JN -122021-4544451
Laura Frost
Contract Type

- Are you looking for a New role to run a large National Centre?

- Excellent opportunity to lead and develop a challenging Warehouse & Transport operation

Client Details

My client are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain Sector, they are a Service Provider and have a great brand name, based in Bristol.


The General Manager will be responsible for;

  • Report into the Regional Director
  • Oversee the day to day Warehouse & Transport duties within a 100,000 sq. ft. Distribution facility in Bristol
  • Be responsible for up to 200+ heads on site, managed through 3 direct reports at a Shift Manager / Shift Supervisor level.
  • Work with key stakeholders both internally and externally including; Transport, Finance and HR.
  • Ensure the operation is running efficiently and tracking at or below an agreed budgeted cost level.
  • Take the lead for all H&S matters throughout the site.
  • Manage the inbound, pick and dispatch teams working across varied shift patterns.
  • Ensure Inventory damage / loss is kept to a minimum at all times.
  • Be responsible for performance development, performance improvement / challenges and HR related issues up to disciplinary and dismissal.
  • Manage and lead a culture of Continuous Improvement and hit the ground running


The successful candidate for the General Manager will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Have worked for a Warehouse & Transport Environment
  • Have managed in excess of 100+ staff previously.
  • Experience within a service industry - Advantageous.
  • Experience on managing budgets
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be results driven and commercially minded.
  • Be commutable to Bristol

This candidate may have worked within a; Site Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager or General Manager role previously.

Job Offer

The successful General Manager will receive;

Salary - £60,000 - £70,000

Car Allowance - £6,000

PHC + Family


Life Assurance