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Control Room Manager

Job Title: Control Room Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
REF: BBBH10570
Contact Name: Andrew Barrett
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Distribution Center Control Room Manager
East Midlands

Role Profile
As one of the UK's leading 3PL's, Cast UK's client is looking to recruit an Operations Control Room Manager for their Distribution Centre. The successful candidate must have proven and tested experience managing logistics operations (WMS) and automated distribution centre systems (WCS). You will be accountable for the management of specific teams within the DC to ensure operations and maintenance engineers are working in synergy to ensure order work flow is efficient to meet key KPI's. Plus, have the leadership and knowledge to manage automation & software engineers on site when necessary.

Skills & Experience
You must possess strong man-management leadership skills and have a full understanding of WMS (Inbound & Outbound) & WCS within fully automated DC environments. Must be able to communicate fully with all functions within a busy DC and have techniques in planning, monitoring and controlling.

  • Demonstrative experience at management level within an automated FMCG distribution centre environment.
  • Ideally, Graduate level & relevant operational/management experience
  • Good knowledge of WMS & WCS Systems (Configurations & Use)
  • Customer focussed
  • Lateral thinker able to work in a pressured environment.
  • Excellent Communicator & able to delegate effectively.
  • Red Prairie experience is a must

Client information
Our client is one of the UK's leading 3PL's who are enjoying significant year on year growth.


About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, 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