Role details

General Manager

Exeter   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • General Manager
  • Exeter

About Our Client

A leading UK based FMCG business are recruiting for a General Manager to take control of their Exeter operation.

My client are already a leading player within the FMCG markets having operations throughout the UK. They offer clear progression for dedicated individuals wishing to develop within the business. They pride themselves on staff and customer satisfaction and have excellent staff retention figures to support.

Job Description

The role of General Manager based in Exeter will include:

  • The safe operation of the transport depot and modern fleet of vehicles.
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and safe systems of work in line with road transport legislation.
  • Ensure an excellent service to the customer including the delivery of that key performance indicators are achieved and exceeded.
  • Employee relations and the development of a positive, co-operative and mutually supportive working culture amongst all employees.
  • Ensuring compliance of the operation to internal Quality, standards and legal requirements.
  • Training, motivating and developing Fleet teams so that they deliver the required levels of customer service, productivity and cost-effectiveness
  • Continuously seek to optimise the cost-effectiveness, productivity and customer service levels of the Depot.
  • To stand in for the Regional Manager as and when required
  • Be commutable to Exeter

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant for this position must have the following experience and will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • CPC National (Desirable)
  • CPC International (Desirable)
  • Previously managed a team of 200+ employees
  • Be accustomed to managing a fleet in excess of 70 vehicles
  • Adopt a 'hands on' management style
  • Ability to present and communicate effectively
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership, written and verbal communication and influencing skills
  • Team working and customer focused attitude
  • Good financial understanding and commercial awareness

What's on Offer

The position of General Manager offers an attractive package including;

Salary - £50,000 to £55,000 + Car & Bonus

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