Warehouse General Manager

Kinaxia Logistics are looking for a General Manager to manage the warehouse operation at DC115 (DIRFT), developing a consistent, effective and efficient processes (focusing on Red Prairie as the WMS) and drive the sales process to deliver a profitable, high quality service in a safe environment. You will have overall responsibility for a warehouse footprint of 120,000 sq ft with MHE – VNAs, FLTs (Reach & CBT), PPTs, expected sales of up to £5M and a current operation of 16/5 expected to move to 24/7 during 2019.

As General Manager the Dirft Warehouse your Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead on the development and implementation of effective and efficient warehouse systems at DIRFT with a consistent portfolio of operational processes and procedures which may be utilised within other warehouse functions across the Group
  • Create, manage and monitor the agreed annual budget to ensure financial objectives are met and exceeded
  • Work closely with the Compliance Department on implementing both internal and external workplace health and safety standards to ensure all compliance / HSE regulations are being adhered to
  • Develop and deliver a group warehouse strategy into ambitious and achievable business growth within available resources and with clearly defined targets and outcomes to achieve a successful outcome
  • Lead on the growth and development of the Group warehousing customer portfolio looking for inter group opportunities and other supply chain opportunities where possible to increase profit
  • Provide clear, balanced and accurate advice and guidance to the board of directors on key strategic operational issues and challenges for them to make effective decisions
  • Drive the growth and development of the Kinaxia warehousing customer portfolio looking for inter group opportunities
  • Organise and attend regular customer meetings (where necessary with other Kinaxia member companies), producing minutes, KPI reports, and customer satisfaction data, to ensure an exceptional level of customer service is demonstrated and delivered.

Required experience for the General Managers Role:

  • A proven track record of achievement at a senior management level in a large-scale warehousing environment with a highly diverse customer profile
  • Substantial experience of partnership working, commanding confidence and building positive working relationship in support of key objectives
  • Developing and implementing operational and service improvements
  • Business or commercial qualification is desirable

Required Skills for the General Managers Role:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • People, performance and budget management
  • Communication and influencing skills to inform, consult and negotiate with a wide range of audiences in a straightforward, articulate and persuasive manner and the interpersonal ability to engender confidence and respect
  • Strong role model who demonstrates a personal commitment to high standards or integrity and professionalism
  • Work collaboratively to create a strong team spirit

We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected] or apply online here.