Warehouse & Transport Manager – Food Manufacturing & Distribution
Based in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Salary circa £30/ £35k dependent on experience
A highly successful food manufacturer and distributor, part of a large international group of companies, is currently looking to recruit an experienced Warehouse & Transport Manager for their Food Manufacturing and Distribution site in Buckingham. The role is key in overseeing the efficient operation of the warehousing and transportation facility, and offering an attractive salary represents a great chance to join a leading multi-million pound food business.
Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, you would be responsible for providing leadership to the Warehouse & Transport team, optimising all available resources in the most cost effective manner enabling the company to consistently meet and exceed customer expectations, cost and profit objectives. Responsibilities will include…
o stock/inventory control
o cost effective distribution of goods and order processing
o planning and scheduling deliveries
o planning and managing resources to improve efficiencies
o managing own fleet and contracted 3PL companies
o Monitoring compliance with Health & Safety and Legal standards, plus company procedures
The successful candidate will hold the Transport Manager CPC qualification and have proven operational management experience within a time-sensitive distribution environment. Strong organisational and planning skills will be required as will effective communication and influencing skills and a demonstrable track record of achieving business objectives.
A well established and highly regarded manufacturer of high quality ambient food products, part of an international group of companies. Offering an attractive salary plus benefits, this is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in the continued success of a dynamic and forward thinking business.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Warehouse Operations Manager, Transport Manager, Logistics/Despatch Manager, Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager.
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