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Cambridgeshire - £45k - 50k per annum Permanent Posted by: Brookwood Posted: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Depot Manager

The Company
A national distribution company offering a range of logistics services throughout UK & Europe. They have strategic warehousing/transport hubs across the UK to support their customers & continuous improvement & use of technology Is a key differentiator for their services.

Based in Cambridgeshire - (easily commutable from MK, Northamptonshire, Peterborough, Cambridge)

Job Description
In this role, you will be responsible for leading the depot and ensuring the day to day operation is the most efficient, safe and legally compliant. The Depot Manager has overall responsibility for the continued commercial success through planning and depot development. Also ensuring the operational aspects of the depot are running as safe, efficient and cost-effective as possible.

Some key responsibilities include:
  • Full ownership of the Depots planning KPI performance and P&L.
  • Provide a weekly narrative on variances to budgeted labour, vehicles costs, general haulage revenue and sub-contractor revenue, suggesting resolutions and corrective actions where required.
  • Work collaboratively with the other deports and be prepared to continuously review and change schedules to accommodate cross depot planning, assessing and implementing the most commercially beneficial options for the business
  • Lead by example by maintaining knowledge of the management systems and ensuring compliance with the applicable standards.
The Successful Applicant
The successful Depot Manager will have experience leading and developing a transport team with examples of key achievements focused on continuous improvements, as well as the following key skills:
  • Experience of the distribution/haulage industry in a multidrop environment
  • Passion for customer service, people and process
  • Analytical/Commercial awareness.
  • Personable and calm and with an ability to resolve complex issues calmly
  • Ability to prioritise large volumes of demands and tasks
  • Ability to influence and instil confidence with all levels of management
  • Strong negotiator/problem solver and leadership skills
  • Driving experience/knowledge
  • CPC Holder
  • Class 1 or 2 HGV License holder
  • Qualified to degree level 2:1 or higher
What's on Offer
The successful Depot Manager will receive a salary of £45,000 - £50,000 plus car & bonus!

Please send your CV today, interviews taking place next week!

Cambridgeshire, UK
£45k - 50k per annum
Alistair Marshall 
30/06/2020 21:58:24

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