Role details

Section Manager

Chester   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leadijng Retailer
  • Local employer

About Our Client

A leading retailer is looking for a Section Manager based in Chester within their Transport and Distribution function

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking for a Operations Manager based in Chester within their Transport and Distribution function

  • To lead and build a department operational plan to ensure that the implementation of the business plan is smooth, within budget and meets the objectives
  • To understand the depot and transport plan, and lead a team of managers to outperform against the plan, dealing with performance issues swiftly and accurately
  • To lead and build a plan to deliver continuous improvement, through engaging colleagues
  • To 'step up' to cover the General Manager, as and when required
  • Responsible for leading the Shift Management team to deliver the optimum warehouse plan for the site
  • Responsible for effective and timely communication on site
  • Responsible for world class communications regarding the site performance
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement in the department through the plan, do and review process
    Delivery of all commercial targets on the depot balance scorecard
    Succession planning and talent management of the Warehouse Team
    Accountable for the legal compliance of the department
    Accountable for the overall transport KPI's and performance
    Lead and coach managers and colleagues to deliver and maintain the Distribution charter

The Successful Applicant

A leading retailer is looking for a Operations Manager within their Transport and Distribution function you must be:

  • Self disciplined.
  • Driven by continual improvement with high standards of work and integrity.
  • Able to operate successfully with all levels of colleague and management.
  • Able to resolve multiple and/or complex issues while under pressure.
  • A credible leader with a pragmatic approach to business objectives.

What's on Offer

A leading retailer is looking for a Section Manager based within their Transport and Distribution function offering £45-55K depending on proven track record

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