General Manager

General Manager jobs

Getting goods or a workforce from point A to point B at the right time and within budget is essential for the smooth running of any business, whether it’s a manufacturing firm, a retail outlet, a maintenance team, a courier service or another type of business.

That’s why the role of Logistics General Manager is important to the success of an organisation. This person is responsible for ensuring systems run smoothly and instigating change wherever necessary to improve service and customer satisfaction.

As a General Manager, you will need to plan all logistical operations carefully, taking into consideration predictable peaks and troughs in business, working with directors and stakeholders to devise strategies and monitoring performance in terms of key performance indicators, such as stock levels, pick accuracy and OTIF figures.

The skills required

Successful candidates for General Manager roles should have a strong working knowledge of the technologies and other WMS systems commonly used in the industry. Depending on the role, an understanding of transport and customer service can be beneficial, as can a good sense of commercial and financial awareness.

Logistics General Managers will need to possess excellent organisation skills and be able to take the lead quickly and effectively. As the head of a team, you should be comfortable managing, delegating and motivating staff and you may also need to provide training as appropriate.

Latest vacancies

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Logistics Manager

Sherborne, Dorset

£40000 - £46000 per annum

Logistics/ Operations ManagerSherborne£40,000 - £46,000 DOE Benefits Role Profile Cast UK are supporting our client with the recruitment of an Operations Manager to be based out of their operation i...

2 weeks ago

Transport Manager

Tamworth, Staffordshire

Negotiable

Transport Manager£Competitive Bonus BenefitsTamworthWorking Shift pattern - Monday - Friday Role Profile Bunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading dist...

1 day ago

Distribution Manager

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

£48000.00 - £51000.00 per annum Benefits

Senior Logistics ManagerStevenage£48,00 - £51,000 Benefits Role ProfileBased in Stevenage Area, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its Logistics team with the recruitment of a Senior Logistic...

3 days ago

Reverse Logistics Coordinator

Feltham, London

£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

Reverse Logistics Co-ordinator Feltham Area £25,000 - £28,000 Role ProfileBased in Feltham Area, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its Logistics team with the recruitment of a Reverse Logist...

3 days ago

Supply Chain Analyst

Hawarden, Flintshire

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Supply Chain AnalystChester£30,000 - £35,000 Benefits Role ProfileOur client is an exciting e-commerce business looking to recruit a Supply Chain Analyst to take responsibility for inbound forecasti...

4 days ago

Operations Planning Manager

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Role TitleOperations Planning ManagerLocation Milton KeynesSalary£40,000 - £50,000 plus benefitsRole ProfileMy client is a designing, manufacturing, and distributing party products, Amscan leads the w...

2 weeks ago

Logistics Systems Engineer

Tamworth, Staffordshire

£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Job RoleLogisitics Systems EngineerLocationTamworthSalary £45,000 - £50,000 plus benefits and bonus Role Profile Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading technology company that are lookin...

3 weeks ago

Transport Planner

Boston, Lincolnshire

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum Benefits

Transport PlannerBoston£30,000 - £35,000 Benefits Do you want to join a brilliant business with further exciting growth plans, who offer a range of benefits including gym membership, employee discou...

1 month ago

Import & Export Controller

Cannock, Staffordshire

£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum Benefits

Import/Export ControllerCannock£35,000 - £40,000 Benefits Role ProfileCast UK are partnering with a well established Retailer/Distributor with an international presence, based in Cannock to assist t...

1 month ago

Logistics Co-ordinator (12 month FTC)

Crewe, Cheshire

Negotiable

Logistics Co-ordinator (12-month FTC) Crewe £ Competitive Salary Role ProfileOur client is a highly successful manufacturing business with a site based in Crewe. They are currently looking to appoint...

1 month ago
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