Distribution Manager

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Kent | Ref: BBBH16297

£40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + Benefits

Distribution Manager

Kent & Oxfordshire

£40,000 - £45,000 + Company Car + Benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are working on behalf of a food and drinks distribution business to recruit a Distribution Manager. The business operates across two sites, one near Maidstone and the other near Oxford. Reporting to the Operations Manager who is based in Kent this role will require time to be spent across both sites, but predominately Kent based. Responsible for 50+ vehicles and circa 70 staff, the ideal candidate will be expected to ensure all regulations and legal requirements are complied to.

Other requirements of the Distribution Manager role include:

  • Develop effective working relationships
  • To manage the fleet of vehicles across both sites, including maintenance and compliance issues and ensuring maximum efficiency
  • Manage effectively the financial spend of all areas achieving the best possible balance between quality of service and cost
  • Carry out disciplinary investigations and hearings for all areas of the company
  • To manage and develop the Transport and Warehouse teams in multi sites
  • worked in complex multi-site unionised environments and thrives on driving and embedding successful change.

Skills & Experience

Ideally a CPC holder you will have a strong understanding of, not only transport operations, but vehicle maintenance as well. Experience of a similar role in the food logistics industry would be highly advantageous. Flexibility and a willingness to travel.

Client information

Our client is family owned company that specialise in the distribution of ambient, chilled and frozen food.

£40,000 - £45,000 + Company Car + Benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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