Key Skills needed:
Go Resource are currently looking to recruit a General Manager for a business located in Medway Towns within a Supply Chain Operation in Kent. Following a period of rapid growth in the operation and within their Value-Added Warehousing division, our client is now in the market for aGeneral Manager.
If successful you will be working for a Top 100 global forwarder, with 150 offices in 80 countries, who provide access to 5,000 logistics professionals worldwide.
The role key aspects will be to reduce costs, improve product availability and increase responsiveness throughout our client’s global supply chains.
Direct and oversee staff members to make sure operations align with the vision of the company and our customer SLA. Manage the customer service aspect of the organisation and step in to resolve issues promptly to prevent/limit service failure. Promote the goals of the organisation daily with each employee, while optimising and improving the bottom line.
·Manage the day-to-day activities of a single user warehouse site, with additional responsibilities for current and future multi-user warehouses for specific customer(s)
·Ensure smooth running of the facility(s) operations including financial management, performance management and Health, Safety & Welfare
·Provide strong leadership support to the warehouse team and manage staff through performance and training
·Ensure labour turnover, customer service levels and profitability are measured through continuous improvement culture
·Manage and lead Health and Safety, AEO and other compliance
·Maintain effective communications at all levels including senior management to provide a ‘window’ into the areas of responsibility/customers
The role requires an individual who is not only flexible, but also able to manage and lead others at various locations. The ability to make things happen and drive several operations at once, both from hands on perspective and from a remote location is a must. The ideal candidate will need excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive customer contact at board level.
The role will require some UK travel and flexible working hours to support demanding customer deadlines.
If you believe you have the skills and experience to apply for this role then please forward your CV and covering letter along with a details account of your current or last role to be considered for this role
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