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Depot Manager

Location: Radstock

Reference: JS-DM-CLUT_1715866636

Package: Up to £43000 per annum + excellent benefits


Depot Manager, Clutton, Bristol

Resolve Recruitment and working with one for the UKs leading distributors within the DIY related markets. Due to internal movement, our client are currently looking for an experienced Depot Manager to work from their Clutton distribution centre focussing on both the Transport and Warehousing functions. You will be tasked with introducing updated working practices and systems to reduce total direct costs and improve service levels. Key to this role will be the continued motivation of the branch operational staff, and strengthening our culture of service and productivity.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • To plan and manage the daily branch (depot) activities
  • To organise, manage and evaluate the performance of assigned staff
  • To provide leadership and work to develop and retain highly competent, team and customer-service orientated staff through selection, training and day-to-day management practices which support the Company's mission and values
  • To assist in ensuring that branch team members comply with safety and other applicable policies, procedures, laws, rules and regulations:
  • To actively support the team to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded and Company goals are obtained
  • To provide regular feedback and communication to head-office to include


  • Manage, lead and motivate assigned staff
  • Understand, interpret, explain and adhere to Company policy and procedure
  • Exercise sound, independent judgement within general policy guideline
  • Operate a computer using the key office software programs
  • Analyse service related issues and problems, evaluate alternative solutions and develop sound conclusions and courses of action
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgement in dealing with concerned or angry employees or customers
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and team members at all levels
  • Be flexible and be prepared to work additional hours in order to meet the needs of the business including, out of hours calls associated with key holder duties
  • Contribute to the overall success of the team and the company goals by maintaining regular attendance, punctuality, focus and professionalism at all times
  • Maintain effective working relationships with customers, suppliers and team members at all levels.
  • Be polite, courteous and professional at all times when dealing with colleagues, customers and the general public.
  • Maintain high work standards to achieve targets and standards set out by the company stakeholders.
  • Perform all other duties as reasonably required that are consistent with both training and experience.

The Package & Hours:

  • Excellent starting salary of £43,000 pa
  • Pension scheme
  • Health scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Working Monday to Friday - 0800 to 1730

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

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