General Manager

Northampton, Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH27522

£85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

General Manager


£85,000 - £90,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading logistics business, in their recruitment process of a General manager, based in Northamptonshire. The ideal candidate to have a background within logistics or FMCG.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage, motivate and lead the management team in order to control and positively impact agreed site KPI targets such as accuracy, absence and department productivity, providing clear direction and accountability.
  • Manage and agree DC recruitment in line with volumes, revised forecasts, cost, the planner and agency provider.
  • Act as a role model for the management team, being personally accountable for setting high standards of behaviour on site.
  • Overall responsibility for the planning and managing of the DC operation to meet cost and quality standards.
  • Responsible for working with the site Safety and Facilities Manager to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation, facilities maintenance and standards. Encouraging and developing a positive approach to all H&S matters.
  • Demonstrates positive communications through regular team briefs, reviews and appraisals.

Skills & Experience

  • My client is looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of working within FMCG logistics or 3PL environments.
  • Experience of site start-ups would be beneficial.
  • Comfortable leading a team of in a busy environment, providing leadership and developing the team.
  • Resilience
  • Employee relations

Client information
Our client is a market leading Logistics business.

£85,000 - £90,000 + 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

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