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Depot Manager

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
DEPOT MANAGER Staffline are recruiting for an experienced Depot / Warehouse Manager to lead the team at our customers new site based in Bedford. This new position will provide a unique opportunity to join an established company who are opening their first automated depot in the UK to provide support services to its Retailer and Supplier customer base. Our customer is the largest tray pooling company in issuing Suppliers who deliver their products into the major Food Retailers. The depot will build its throughput requirements into a 24/7 operation across three shifts receiving, The Role To manage the System tray washing and issue depot at Bedford. Overseeing the receiving, handling, washing and dispatch activities within the warehouse, ensuring quality standards are met, driven by a customer-centric mentality. The depot is operating 24/7. Experience required for the role as Depot Manager Experience in a warehouse / production management role Experience of leading, coaching and motivating a team Must be able to work on own initiative in a pressured environment Competent IT skills, including Microsoft office Word/Excel/Outlook Confident, highly organised with excellent problem-solving capability Championing Health, Safety & Quality standards on site Flexible / adaptable in difficult circumstances and thrives on change In your New role as Depot Manager: Lead all site staff to achieve KPIs set by the operational management Ensure the warehouse is operating a peak efficiency Working with SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality) to ensure standards and legal requirements are maintained and adhered to by the site Develop warehouse operational systems by determining best practices for all site processes Ensure all staff are fully trained to complete site activities safely and achieve KPIs. Management of company assets including stock rotation, reviewing losses/gains, regular counting, minimum damages Support scheduled and emergency maintenance as required Meet regularly with the warehouse shift leaders and technicians to review, analyse, and develop action plans for productivity and loss prevention Management of third-party suppliers / contractors including procurement and negotiating costs. Performance Indicators Accuracy of collections and deliveries Site production volumes Site hours management Stock control Machine condition and efficiency Site Hygiene Accidents / Incidents Annual Salary £38, days holiday plus bank holidays Hours are generally 08:30-17:00 however as it is a 24/7 operation some flexibility will be required
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  • Job Reference: 705458614-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Staffline Express
    Staffline Express
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £38,800
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent