Logistics General Manager

Logistics General Manager Job Description Template

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


  • Create KPI’s to manage performance and productivity adopting new techniques and processes where necessary;
  • Drive a culture of progression, motivation and development of all Distribution Centre staff;
  • Contribute and drive a cultural shift throughout existing and incoming operational team;
  • Be responsible for all Warehousing and Transport activities on site across a Monday – Friday operations;
  • Report to the Managing Director (or similar);
  • Manage and liaise with existing site customers, across 3 key client accounts;
  • Develop strategy to advance the business in the marketplace, efficiency and staff engagement;
  • Actively seek operational improvements to benefit both existing and new customers;
  • Be the spearhead for Health and Safety operational excellence within the site;
  • Manage the relationship between the business and various 3rd party suppliers.


  • Have worked across Warehousing operations previously, with a basis understanding of Transport operations required;
  • Knowledge of new site start ups and contract implementations;
  • Have managed teams in directly of over 30+ people;
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop team members and creating an inclusive culture;
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety awareness and had previous responsibility at site lead level;
  • Be within a commutable distance of Leicestershire;
  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background;
  • Be able to evidence the implementation of a KPI suite;
  • Have worked for a 3PL business previously – Essential;
  • A CPC qualification would be advantageous;
  • A minimum of 3 years experience at a Senior Operations Manager / Depot Manager / Site Manager / General Manager level;
  • Owner of, and adherence to, operational budgets of c. £4M.