Interim Assistant General Manager - 6 Months

Lichfield Permanent £65,000 - £75,000
  • Interim Assistant General Manager - 6 Months - Supporting a Busy Operation
  • Opportunity to Lead and develop an Operation

About Our Client

My client are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain Sector, they are a distributor of FMCG Goods and have a great brand name. The site is in need of an Interim Assistant General Manager for 6 Months.

Job Description

Interim Assistant General Manager - 6 Months will be responsible for;

  • Report into the General Manager
  • Oversee the day to day Warehouse duties within a 300,000 sq. ft. Distribution facility in Walsall
  • Be responsible for up to 200+ 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
  • Ideally have worked with Chilled, Frozen and ambient produce.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Interim Assistant General Manager - 6 Months will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Have worked for a FMCG OR 3PL Environment
  • Have managed in excess of 100+ staff previously.
  • Experience within Food or Food service - Advantageous.
  • Experience on managing budgets
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be results driven and commercially minded.
  • Be commutable to Lichfield

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 Interim Assistant General Manager - 6 Months will receive;

Salary - £60,000 - £70,000 or Day Rate

Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

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Laura Frost
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5521
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