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Depot Manager

Location: Bridgwater

Reference: JS-DM-BS_1605112548

Package: Up to £33000 per annum + car, 20% bonus, discounts etc

Role:

Depot Manager, Bridgwater, Somerset

Resolve Recruitment are proud to be working with one of the UKs leading manufacturers/distributors within bathrooms industry. Do to company expansion, they are opening a new depot in the Bridgwater region and require an experienced Depot Manager to manage the start up and ongoing operations of the new site.

Overview:

  • To manage all site, stock and distribution depot activities, providing an efficient professional delivery and collection service to all customers
  • To ensure full compliance with Health & Safety, and Road Traffic regulations
  • To lead and motivate the depot team whilst managing costs and budgets
  • Managing a team of 6 or 7 drivers/warehouse staff

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate the depot team whilst managing costs and budgets
  • Manage and optimise the depot cost centre - includes all site activities, such as staff, export and import activities where relevant to the depot
  • Manage operational productivity, and accuracy of depot operations
  • Accountability for all stock accuracy and quality within the depot
  • Ensure quality of local delivery operations exceeds targets
  • Ensure all deliveries and collections are completed as requested ensuring all relevant documentation is correctly completed by drivers & warehouse staff
  • Work with other teams and management, to implement strategic company initiatives within the local depot operation
  • Ensure compliance with external regulatory and legislative requirements including Health & Safety, and Road Traffic regulations
  • Ensure procedures are in place for maintenance of all vehicles, equipment and aspects within the depot
  • Control and implement necessary and mandatory policies and procedures, to maintain company and legislative standards, ensuring staff awareness and understanding by all depot staff
  • Promote a positive Health and Safety and quality-oriented culture within the depot
  • Engage with area sales personnel to develop new business growth
  • Any additional duties as required by the business

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Full UK driving licence
  • A Counterbalance fork lift truck licence and/or licence to drive assisted lift equipment
  • A recognised Health & Safety qualification (or very good knowledge of)
  • Prior work experience in a management role is essential
  • Prior experience in a Warehouse and freight handling operation is desirable
  • Prior experience in managing a budget is desirable
  • Proficiency in IT, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word, as well as an understanding of ERP systems, is essential
  • Start up experience also strongly preferred

Package & Hours:

  • £33,000 starting salary
  • Annual Pay Review (last year was 3%, despite Covid, it was 2% this year)
  • Group Life Cover (twice salary)
  • Annual Leave (30 days plus option to purchase up to 10 days) - including BH
  • Health Cash Plan (for you and dependants under 18 with the option to add family members on)
  • Annual Bonus (2% - successfully introduced last year for the first time and subject to annual review and qualifying period)
  • Staff Discount (17.5%)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bike to Work
  • Monday to Friday, day shift, 45 hours per week

For more information on this exciting and rewarding Depot Manager career, please APPLY TODAY.

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For more information about this exciting and rewarding Depot Manager career, please APPLY TODAY.

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