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.
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.
Whether you’re ready to take your career to the next level with a Logistics General Manager job, or are seeking a sideways move into an organisation that offers new opportunities, here at Cast UK, we can help you find the right job for your skills, qualifications and long-term objectives.
Our team of recruitment specialists have extensive experience in their areas of expertise and our consultants work with clients and candidates from across the UK.
We take the time to get to know your specific requirements and we can provide the advice and assistance you need to ensure your job search goes smoothly.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Logistics General Manager for your business or find you a job as a Logistics General Manager then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
A West Midlands city that was historically part of Staffordshire, Wolverhampton is said to be named after King Wulfhere after he established an abbey in the seventh century. The city first became prominent as a market town around the 1100s and it was known for its wools and textiles, although it was not granted a royal charter for a market until 1258.
From the 16th century, Wolverhampton started manufacturing items like keys, locks, brassware and ironwork.
During the Industrial Revolution, the city grew significantly, as local mines produced vast quantities of coal, limestone and iron ore. Other goods manufactured in Wolverhampton during this time included steel and japanned ware.
Later, Wolves gained a reputation for producing motorcycles and cars, and the first vehicle to beat the 200 mph land speed record was built in the city.
These days, Wolverhampton is an excellent spot for those looking for General Manager roles. It is mainly known for engineering works, with a specialty in aerospace and precision components - companies in these industries include HS Marston, MOOG and Goodrich. The service sector is also an important part of the city's economy and it is one of the largest retail centres in the region.
Birmingham Midshires is based in Wolverhampton, while Marston's operates a brewery in the city that produces Banks's, Hanson's and Mansfield beers. Other large businesses include Beatties, Chubb Locks, Tarmac and Carillion.
To find out more about the General Manager opportunities available in Wolverhampton, or elsewhere in the country, contact Cast UK today.
Our team of logistics, procurement and supply chain recruitment specialists are committed to finding the best applicant for each vacancy. What's more, they have extensive knowledge in their areas of expertise, and will be able to help you find the right role for your particular skills, experience and objectives.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Wolverhampton or source a new job in Wolverhampton then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a market leading Logistics business with the recruitment process of a Head of Operations for their operation based in the West Midlands.
£35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Our client, a growing FMCG business based in Watford, are currently looking for an experienced Demand Planning specialist whom can come into an every changing and growing environment and develop forecasting models.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a thriving business based in the Bolton area as a Procurement Manager.
£21500.00 - £24500.00 per annum
Our client, a manufacturing business based in the Wrexham / Chester area, is looking to appoint a new Buyer / Expediter in to their Supply Chain team.
My client is an Engineering business in the Stockport area and due to continued growth they are looking to appoint an additional person in to their Supply Chain team to further develop the capabilities and capacities of their supplier base.
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Leicestershire as a Senior Buyer.
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Our client, a leading business based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint a French speaking Ecommerce Trading Executive to join their growing head office team.
£25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting our prestigious client with the recruitment of a Transport Planner for their fast paced operation based in Greater Manchester.
£30000.00 - £50000 per annum
Our client, a leading supplier, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Designer or Senior Designer with Formal Menswear experience to join their growing and dynamic head office team.
Up to £18000.00 per annum
My client, a leading high street fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Trainee Merchandiser to join their head office team based in London.