Divisional Distribution Manager

Brewster Pratap
£50000 - £55000/annum Car Allowance
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment (part of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group) are currently working with the logistics arms of a major manufacturing business based in Doncaster as they look to recruit a Divisional Distribution Manager to manage their logistics operation.

The purpose of the role will be driving the distribution strategy with a clear focus to your team, the Divisional Distribution Manager will deliver a safe, efficient and effective operation.


Reporting into the Supply Chain Director, the role will involve:

* Manages day to day planning, scheduling, tracking and reporting for operations across multiple sites.
* Continuously maintain and improve customer service whilst minimising working capital requirements
* Ensures timely and appropriate customer service to both internal and external customers
* Effectively communicate and liaise with other departments to improve customer satisfaction
* Manages KPIs successfully and produce KPI reports for senior management
* Identifies opportunities to streamline operations and process improvements
* Project management including costing and quoting
* Departmental capital expenditure budgets and targets
* Preparation and presentation of monthly reports
* Co-ordinate vehicle capacity planning within the distribution function
* To oversee the logistics
* Maintain safe working procedures and update as and when required
* Creates a culture that is focused on safety


We are looking for someone with:

* Extensive experience with profound knowledge and understanding in distribution operations with increasing leadership responsibilities
* Strong background in supply chain management
* Understanding of external influences such as legislation, fuel costs and environmental pressures
* Key understanding of distribution network, process and procedures
* Have experience of managing multi-site operations
* Experience of HR procedures
* IT ability with knowledge of systems that support transport, distribution and warehouse management
* Knowledge of management principles and practices including budgeting and cost estimating
* People management, leadership skills, recruitment and appraisal capabilities
* Experienced & engaging team builder with expertise in developing staff at all levels.
* Comprehensive hands on knowledge of IFS ERP system
* Extensive knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies and techniques
* Self-starter, committed and target / action focused


The business can offer a competitive basic salary, car allowance and strong benefits that come with working for a large business.

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment