Are you a highly capable General Manager with warehousing experience looking for a new role with a highly successful, rapidly expanding business?

Would you like to work for a company who offer autonomy and the freedom to make your mark?

Our client is a major 3PL business and employs in excess of 800 people. The company is on target to hit £100m turnover providing customers with end-to-end supply chain solutions including freight forwarding, contract logistics, value added services and UK distribution.

They are currently looking to recruit a General Manager for their Bolton operation.

Reporting to the Operations Director, and coming from a strong warehousing and operations background, you will lead the warehouse site team with responsibility and accountability for Operations, Health and Safety, Training and Commercial activity.

You will be responsible for delivering a best-in-class service to customers, whilst also engaging, developing and retaining key employee resources across the site.

You will be used to managing a P&L budget and will be assessing operational capabilities and enacting operational initiatives that drive continuous improvement aligned to the growth strategy using six sigma, lean and other quality methodology.

You will have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar General Manager role in the logistics sector with responsibility for profit and loss management, with experience in setting budgets.

Extensive and detailed knowledge of warehousing is essential. You will have a track record of outstanding service delivery and be an expert in driving through business change and business improvement.

Via KPI’s mutually agreed with the Operations Director, you will be measured on P&L, employee engagement, customer retention and organic growth, operational excellence and reduction of cost base.

This role will require a strong, personable leader who has the patience and empathy to encourage feedback and initiative from the team.

Our client is looking to recruit a seasoned General Manager and so a competitive package is on offer comprising of a £45k basic + 15% bonus + pension etc plus the career prospects associated with joining a highly successful, national business.

If you would be interested in the General Manager role above please get in touch with Tom Skelton on 07766 144837 or via email as soon as possible for further information as our client is looking to interview immediately.

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