Warehouse and Dispatch Manager - Manchester

Silven Recruitment

Position Filled
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job Type: Warehouse
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £60,000
  • Date Posted: 18/02/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/03/2022

Warehouse and Dispatch Manager


Salary c. £60,000

Job ref: FE/10356


Are you an experienced Warehouse or Despatch Manager? My client is looking for a pro-active leader to join their team to support their key distribution site:

  • Well-known and successful food manufacturer that supplies to most major retailers and produces some of the nations best-loved brands
  • The relevant site is both the main distribution warehouse and distribution depot
  • Company genuinely cares about their staff by investing and providing fantastic development opportunities for you


The Job:

Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the successful applicant will be a key driver in delivering targets within the Warehouse and Despatch Team:

  • Build a high-performance team that embraces a culture of continuous improvement through team development and individual learning
  • Responsible for the safety, people, quality, service, and cost performance of department
  • Several Shift Managers reporting directly into you and indirectly a team covering a 24/7 operation working shifts
  • Lead, motivate, and develop the team to ensure that the customer is delivered a quality product on time and in full
  • Responsible for a £5.3 million despatch budget


The Candidate:

  • Previous experience food/FMCG warehousing /despatch environment
  • Excellent people management and communication skills
  • Ability to meet demanding financial targets
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • High level of IT literacy, including knowledge of WMS and stock management
  • Track record of developing and implementing continuous improvement strategies
  • Ability to effectively communicate, consult and negotiate with key stakeholders
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent


Next Steps

To apply for this role, please contact Faith Eastwood at Silven on either 07399 824435, 0161 8327463 or faith.eastwood@silven.co.uk quoting reference FE/10356