DIstribution Team Manager

Ref: | Permanent | Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: DIstribution Team Manager
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Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

You'll know our name and you'll love our products and we've got plenty of ambition to go even further. Were on a journey to be one of the world's best family food businesses. Join us and you'll be part of a team who always show how much they care for what they do, taking full responsibility to deliver great quality and freshness to millions of people every day.

Recipe for success

• Ensure conformance to health and safety / food safety legislation, policies and standards, initiating any required action.

• Recruit, motivate and develop the despatch team through the performance management cycle.

  • Ensure HGV vehicles and drivers comply with legal requirements (e.g. timely maintenance of vehicles, reporting defects, MOTs, driver hours under digital tacho system).

Essential Ingredients

  • Excellent managerial skills and experience within FMCG to lead and motivate a team, to meet the demands and pressures of a fast moving environment.
  • Flexible and organised, with high levels of motivation and energy.
  • The ability to forward plan and deliver an effective distribution operation is essential to the role to ensure we exceed every customers satisfaction.
  • Experience of tachograph legislation and managing departmental KPI's is desirable.
  • Effective communication skills are a must, with a varied number of internal and external customers relying on the operation to enable them to achieve their own objectives.
  • The ability to delegate.

Summary of Employee Benefits

Core Benefits

Discounted Products

Available to all employees


25 days holiday per year + bank holidays

Employee Wellbeing Programme

Confidential employee helpline

Life Assurance

Level of cover is based on length of service and contribution level to the company pension scheme

Pension Scheme

Defined contribution scheme

Permanent Disability Scheme

In the event of total incapacity to work, the scheme provides one third of the employee’s earnings until retirement age

Profit Bonus Scheme

Annual discretionary profit bonus

Service Holidays

Dependant on length of service, applied at key anniversary years (multiples of 5 years)