Depot Manager

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire | Ref: BBBH30190


Depot Manager


Competitive Salary

Role Profile

Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading logistics business, in their recruitment process of a Depot Manager , based in Cambridge. Reporting to the Operations Director you will oversee a team of 50 to 60 professionals within a busy Depot with 5 direct reports.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring company operating metrics within the distribution centre are delivered.
  • Ensure distribution centre costs are managed to budget, with appropriate colleague rota planning and scheduling to meet anticipated activity levels.
  • Ensure the distribution centre operates safely and that all colleagues are aware of their personal obligations and commitment to being serious about safety.
  • Improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the distribution centre and develop a culture of operational excellence.
  • Ensure appropriate training plans are in place for all colleagues to ensure their skill and competence meet their job role requirements.
  • Overall responsibility for the transport function alongside the Transport manager.

Skills & Experience

  • Financial understanding and cost management.
  • Operational experience gained within a fast paced environment.
  • Comfortable leading a team of operatives in a busy environment, providing leadership and development to the team.
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation and its impact on operation.
  • Experience in transport.

Client information
Our client is a market leading Logistics business.

Competitive Salary

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

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