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Reference TS/000257
Status Closed
Job Title Distribution Manager
Type Permanent
Location Surrey
Salary £32,000 per Annum
Details An up and coming water cooler services Company near Gatwick airport has a new opportunity for a ‘hands on’ Distribution Manager. This niche business offers a best in class service that prides itself on their personal touch and outstanding levels of communication.

With responsibility for the transport and distribution operation you will play a vital role in ensuring customers orders are received on time and in full. Balancing service levels against cost, within this time critical transport operation, will test your financial, planning and leadership skills to the max.

Working within a small team of 10 you will directly manage 4 distribution personnel consisting of 3 multi-drop drivers and 1 warehouseman. You will therefore be responsible for planning delivery routes, monitoring driver performance, maintaining legal compliance and ensuring quality standards are met or exceeded. In addition, regular communication with customers as to the status of their orders is of paramount importance.

With the arrival of the Company’s first 7.5 tonne vehicle due in May, you will be required to take on the responsibility of maintaining the Company’s Operators Licence. It is therefore essential that you hold a CPC and are fully up to speed with current driver and vehicle legislation.

This job is based on a 5 day, 45 hours week, but you should show a willingness to work flexible hours to bring the very best efficiencies from your department.

The salary for this position is between £28,000 to £32,000 depending on experience.

In order to apply you will need previous supervisory or management experience within a multi-drop transport operation. Naturally you will be customer focused and possess excellent communication skills. A forklift licence will also be advantageous.

So, if you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role then apply here. Please be aware that due to resource limitations, we are only able to respond to short-listed applicants and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sexton Recruitment specialise in placing logistics professionals throughout the UK. We handle Warehouse, Distribution and Transport management vacancies, and place all levels of permanent and interim logistics staff.
Contact Details

Tom Sexton

Tel No. 01858 439245