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Depot Manager

Job Title: Depot Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare
Contact Name: Matthew Owen
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Depot Manager
North West
£45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are recruiting for a rapidly expanding general haulage business that is looking to source an experienced Depot Manager with a 'hands on' approach, to join their already successful team. You will be responsible for the efficient, productive operation across all aspects of the depot, inclusive of commercial and financial accountabilities.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • To pro-actively manage the day-to-day running of the transport and warehouse operation within agreed costs, service levels and KPIs.
  • To support the business through the provision of appropriate transport and warehouse services and drive transport and warehouse efficiencies.
  • The efficient routing and scheduling of customer deliveries on the vehicle fleet including liaising with other branch functions (Sales etc.) to meet customer SLA's (Service Level Agreements)
  • The efficient utilisation of the warehouses and warehouse layouts to minimise picking times.
  • Recruit, develop, retain, motivate, provide leadership for and recognise the achievements of the transport and warehouse teams, ensuring that they have clear objectives in order to meet the goals of the business
  • Ensure that the transport and warehouse teams maintain their focus on meeting customer expectations, in controlling costs and on continuous improvement in all transport and warehouse activities.
  • To monitor activities and improve working methods to ensure that warehouse, transport and delivery procedures and processes achieve best practice standards and are able to meet the changing needs of the business and customers.
  • To communicate effectively at all levels, both internally and externally. To manage and improve staff morale and working conditions through pro-active and appropriate 2-way communication and employee recognition.

Skills and Experiences
To be successful in your application it is essential that you have:

  • CPC qualification, and experiencing in being the named O'Licence holder.
  • Experience within a fast paced pressurised general haulage/multi customer environment adhering to strict delivery performance criteria.
  • Financial acumen and cost management
  • Knowledge of health and safety and vehicle procedures and legislation
  • Strong communication skills

Client information
Our client is a rapidly expanding general haulage business with operations throughout the UK.

£45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benefits

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