Distribution General Manager

Distribution General Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Distribution General Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver and support the development of the regions strategy in line with the Business Unit strategy;
  • Set planning profit targets;
  • Build a useful network of external contacts to support business growth and ensure exposure to best practice;
  • Drive delivery of organic growth with existing customers by increasing volume from existing contracts for existing sites in collaboration with the KAM;
  • Build robust working relationships with all key stakeholders to ensure first class operational performance which results in long term partnerships;
  • Ensure that a best in class HSE performance is achieved within the sites and that a culture of safety in everything we do is embedded;
  • Prepare annual ops budget;
  • Create positive business relationships with partners and stakeholders, with full engagement and collaboration key to the business strategies;
  • Responsible for budgetary control and KPI delivery for warehouse & distribution;
  • Create a Health & Safety culture. In line with all legal policies and procedures. Stay up to date with all industry laws and procedures;
  • Manage stakeholder relationships with the regional operational functions, colleagues within logistics sales;
  • Personal development planning to highlight and support the management team and ensure they have the best tools to do so with their reports;
  • Stock integrity ensures that Distribution Centre stock is accurately and meticulously recorded and held in line with procedure;
  • Sets objectives through management delegation to increase the efficiency in output in all aspects of distribution;
  • Accountable for the leadership and management of the Warehouse & Transport teams on a day-to-day basis and acts as a deputy for ROM when needed.

Requirements:

  • Create positive business relationships with partners and stakeholders, with full engagement and collaboration key to the business strategies;
  • Complete responsibility for driving an efficient distribution operation in line with company business initiatives;
  • Create a Health & Safety culture. In line with all legal policies and procedures. Stay up to date with all industry laws and procedures;
  • Responsible for budgetary control and KPI delivery for warehouse & distribution;
  • Sets objectives through management delegation to increase the efficiency in output in all aspects of distribution;
  • Accountable for the leadership and management of the Warehouse & Transport teams on a day-to-day basis and acts as a deputy for ROM when needed;
  • Drives a performance culture across the operation, to ensure focus on excellence;
  • To be actively involved in major and specific projects where required;
  • Stock integrity ensures that Distribution Centre stock is accurately and meticulously recorded and held in line with procedure;
  • Personal development planning to highlight and support the management team and ensure they have the best tools to do so with their reports;
  • Manage stakeholder relationships with the regional operational functions, colleagues within logistics sales.