General Manager

Walsall Permanent £70,000 - £80,000
  • Are you looking to work for a growing Retailer based in Walsall
  • A really exciting role to create and deliver operations process improvements

About Our Client

My client are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain Sector, they are a large FMCG Distributor for a well know retailer and have a great brand name, based in Walsall.

Job Description

The General Manager will be responsible for;

  • Report into the Regional Director
  • Oversee the day to day Warehouse & Transport duties within a 500,000 sq. ft. Distribution facility in Walsall
  • Be responsible for up to 700+ heads on site, managed through 3 direct reports at a Shift Manager / Shift Supervisor level.
  • Work with key stakeholders both internally and externally including; Transport, Finance and HR.
  • Ensure the operation is running efficiently and tracking at or below an agreed budgeted cost level.
  • Take the lead for all H&S matters throughout the site.
  • Manage the inbound, pick and dispatch teams working across varied shift patterns.
  • Ensure Inventory damage / loss is kept to a minimum at all times.
  • Be responsible for performance development, performance improvement / challenges and HR related issues up to disciplinary and dismissal.
  • Manage and lead a culture of Continuous Improvement and hit the ground running

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the General Manager will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Have worked for a Warehouse & Transport Environment
  • Have managed in excess of 300+ staff previously.
  • CPC Qualified
  • Experience within a service industry - Advantageous.
  • Experience on managing budgets
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be results driven and commercially minded.
  • Be commutable to Walsall.

This candidate may have worked within a; Site Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Depot Manager, Site Manager or General Manager role previously.

What's on Offer

The successful General Manager will receive;

Salary - £70,000 - £80,000

Car Allowance - £6,000

PHC + Family


Life Assurance

Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

Job summary

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Consultant name
Laura Frost
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5521
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