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Depot Manager

Job Title / Position: Depot Manager

Job Ref no: DepotMgrGW

Branch Location: Commercial Northampton

Work Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: 32,760 p/a plus profit related bonus

Shifts / Hours: 55 hrs per week, 6:30am – 6:30pm Mon – Fri

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Depot Manager to join a leading Logistics firm in Northamptonshire.

Salary - 32,760 p/a plus profit related bonus

Hours - 55 hrs per week, 6:30am – 6:30pm Mon – Fri. Hours subject to flexibility and work on Saturdays and Sundays may be required as per the needs of the business.

You will be working with an industry leading and dynamic business in the rapidly growing parcel delivery sector. They combine first class service, amazing people, industry leading technology and a supportive environment to deliver an award winning experience.

You will take ownership and pride in your work, have a proven track record of leading a team to success, be enthusiastic and have drive and ambition to be the best.

Every day will hold new and interesting challenges as you will be responsible for solving problems and ensuring the service remains industry leading. Working in a time critical distribution environment, with direct responsibility for -

* Managing the daily operation of delivery routes, warehouse and office operations.
* Leading and motivating a team in the pursuit of cost, productivity and quality targets, ensuring we meet and exceed network service levels targets
* Making a tangible contribution to the development of future plans and strategies for the depot
* Managing resource through effective forecasting and planning in line with operational requirements.
* Liaising with customers and the network to resolve customer service issues.
* Implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of the Depot Health and Safety policy, ensuring and maintaining a safe working environment.
* Ensuring the Security Policy is facilitated.
* Controlling recruitment, advertising and interviewing.
* Effectively managing depot employees through communication, appraisals and training.

As an experienced warehouse/ distribution/ logistics industry professional, with a strong operational management background, you must be able to demonstrate -

* A proven track record of success in a similar position within a related fast moving distribution business ideally including practical, first-hand knowledge of the parcel distribution sector
* Strong leadership and excellent all-round managerial skills, coupled with the ability to motivate your team and make quick and effective decisions whilst working under pressure
* A fair level of IT literacy, in order to utilize some of the industry’s most advanced technology

In return, you can look forward to a secure and rewarding future in a rapidly growing and increasingly successful company.

Date Advertised: 17 July 2017

Date Closes: 31 August 2017

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Gemma Williams - please call 01604 970370 or email your CV to


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