Depot Manager - Logistics

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Enfield, London | Ref: BBBH30491


Depot Manager


Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are working in partnership with Bunzl Healthcare, one of the UK's largest distributors of leading branded and own-brand medical consumables to all areas of the healthcare market. They offer a range of traditional and bespoke supply chain solutions to meet their customers' requirements in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. Part of Bunzl PLC, who are a FTSE 100 business, the companies are seeing continued growth across their operation by developing existing accounts and by attracting new customers. They are now looking to recruit a Depot Manager who has a proven record of working as operational lead, with in a fast-paced, complex operation.

The Depot Manager will be responsible for the management of all operational processes, ensuring the effective and accurate flow of goods inwards, replenishment, and pick. A strong people and process manager is sought who ensures employees are empowered to make key decisions within the operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain metrics and KPIs to ensure a smooth and efficient Operation
  • Lead, develop and motivate employees ensuring delivery of performance requirements in line with accountability, role and responsibility.
  • Create and maintain an environment in which employees feel motivated to do their best work and empowered to make decisions relevant to their area of responsibility
  • Ensure all disciplinary investigations are detailed, fair and consistent and carry out disciplinary, grievance and appeal hearings
  • Drive a zero-tolerance mindset for deviation from the use of quality processes to ensure key deliverables are met fully
  • Continuously review ways to aid efficiency, add value and reduce costs as well as delivering continuous improvement initiatives
  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved
  • Ensure efficient and effective use of warehouse space to include layout and future capacity requirements

Skills & Experience Required

  • Must be a proven leader of people in a busy multi-functional environment
  • Strong leadership skills with focus on colleague engagement, empowerment, and overall development
  • Ability to communicate on all levels, externally such as service providers to internal stakeholders such as Senior Account Managers and Purchasing Colleagues
  • Proven track record of managing operational change and delivering operational efficiency and service level agreements
  • Has the ability to understand an operation from ground level to enable their ability to influence others.
  • Must have the operational and commercial experience to challenge the status quo to further develop CI
  • Experience with new system implementation would be beneficial.

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