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Depot Manager - Kilkenny

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A leading national parcel express operator now seeks applications for the position of Depot Manager - Kilkenny. Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will be responsible for warehouse operational and personnel functions working Mon - Fri 6am to 3pm. You will also manage and coordinate a team of three Shift Supervisors, providing leadership and direction in order to achieve organisational goals.

This is a great opportunity for a hard-working and team-driven candidate to gain a managerial role within a growing organisation with an expanding headcount.

Core Duties:

  • Manage all warehouse resources to always ensure adequate availability to facilitate the effective running of the warehouse to the required highest standard
  • Coordinate all warehouse shift activities (days, evenings, nights) in line with set targets and KPIs, to ensure effective cost control
  • Assist in identifying training and development needs of staff in line with business objectives
  • Utilise resources to maximise efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity
  • Manage and ensure adherence and compliance of operational processes within the business.
  • Ensure effective communication within the operational teams and implement practices which will ensure the engagement of employees in line with the company values
  • Maintain a working environment in line with legislation to include Health & Safety and Quality Assurance.
  • Ensure excellent levels of service and quality to customers
  • To manage and lead the team to ensure that they have the skill sets, resources and support needed to deliver in their role and achieve objectives, and that they operate in a manner consistent with the ethos and values of the organisation.
  • To monitor operations systems to ensure that the warehouse processes and integrity are always maintained
  • Ensure staff carry out their duties in accordance with procedures
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of the warehouse and ensure vehicles keep to effective warehouse times.
  • Implement new ways of working for the best practice utilisation of people and resources available to you to provide best in class customer satisfaction both internal and external
  • Lead and motivate all employees by managing and monitoring all employee matters such as job objectives, appraisals and reviews to best practice agreed standards.
  • Conduct team briefs to foster and promote good communications across the team and the Depot in general.
  • Implement best in class holiday and resource planning to maximise work efficiency.
  • Build an effective team to deliver operational plans in line with performance targets.
  • Be prepared to carry out any specific project work as required.

The Successful candidate must have:

  • Previous Managerial experience (3 years +) in a similar warehouse and distribution environment.
  • Problem Solver and People Management experience
  • Safety Awareness
  • Geographical knowledge of the surrounding area
  • Have a good level of English
  • Proficient on computers (Excel, Word, Reporting)
  • Flexibility as the operational hours are Monday to Friday which may include Saturdays and Sunday’s where the business needs are required. During the Peak period, with increased volumes, there will requirement for flexibility.

Full-time, Permanent, Site-Based, 8am -5pm, Mon - Fri, may include weekends depending on business needs


For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity, please contact Garvan Cerasi