8th September 2017

Work as a

Distribution Manager

Job Reference:

£35k per year

Job Type:

Blandford Forum, Dorset, England


distribution, Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Supervisor, Supply Chain, logistics

Distribution Manager, Dorset, £35,000

A long established family-run manufacturer, who distributes their products across the UK, requires a Distribution Manager to join their team. Reporting into the Logistics Manager, you’ll be responsible for managing the distribution supply-chain of goods to large national accounts up and down the country.    

The company has a reputation of continuously providing exceptional levels of customer service,  therefore you’ll be responsible for maintaing this whilst managing excellent supplier relationships along with providing daily supervision of the warehouse team. You’ll be guided and mentored by the Logistics Manager who comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience of the industry, making this a fantastic opportunity to develop your existing skills whilst working for a reputable brand.

Key responsibilities include;

–          Manage warehouse and distribution providers ensuring cost efficiency

–          Develop and maintain effective working relationships with customers and hauliers

–          Manage a small team ensuring training and development is  consistently on track  

–          Utilise the ERP system, investigating, analysing and resolving any anomalies or errors

–          Stock reconciliation 

–          Liaise with multiple departments including sales and administration teams to receive forecast  volumes, manage movement of goods and stock shortages 

–          Occasionally visit suppliers across the UK to review service levels and agreements

As the ideal Distribution Manager you will have/be;

–          Experience managing a team within a warehouse/ distribution environment

–          Have a good commercial understanding   

–          Proven success of controlling cost and maximising efficiency and productivity

–          The ability and desire to learn new skills

–          Ability to pick things up quickly 

–          Ambitious and highly motivated

–          Hands- on  style management

–          Excellent communication and relationship building skills  

As the Distribution Manager, you will be encouraged to progress within your career within a friendly and supportive environment. You have the chance to make this role your own whilst being eligible for a number of additional perks and bonuses that come with the success of the company.  

To be considered for this position, please call Ellie at Rubicon today on 01202 688652 or email elliet@rubiconpeople.co.uk. Our team guarantees complete confidentiality and will never submit candidates’ details or share them with a third party without first obtaining their permission.

  • Job Reference: VAC-11209
  • Salary: £35k per year
  • Salary per: Annum
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Ellie Taylor

Recruitment Consultant
Commercial Specialist

Direct Dial: 01202 680311

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