Our client is growing at a phenomenal rate, constantly developing their own technology and growing their network of sites in the UK, whilst innovating the world of online shopping.
MVP has been engaged to recruit a General Manager for their fully automated and state-of-the-art warehouse/distribution centre in the South East. The GM will be responsible for the performance of this large and fast paced operation, whilst playing a key role in the success and growth of the company going forward.
They require an experienced and high calibre individual who can provide impressive operational delivery, financial management and exceptional leadership of large teams, including management and technical specialist employees. In addition to this they are looking for the following skills and experience:
Proven experience in a largescale, highly automated, high volume and complex operation.Strong technical skills, an analytical mind and be very comfortable with data and technology.Effectively engage at all organisational levels with strong communication and influencing skills to interact with the exec board, senior management and key stakeholders.Practical knowledge and experience of continuous improvement and fostering innovation, ideally using lean techniques.To be comfortable with strategic thinking but have a practical, hands-on and detailed approach to managing a day to day operation.Sound commercial skills, able to own and effectively manage largescale budgets to drive cost efficiency.
This is an exciting and challenging role and requires an exceptional individual who is able to react and respond to daily challenges in this fast paced, revolutionary business.