Warehouse General Manager - Fixed Term Contract (9 Months)

Location Haydock
Discipline: Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Benefits
Contact email: team@indigosearch.co.uk
Job ref: 10220_1634055119
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Indigo Search have been engaged by a leading Logistics business to recruit for a Warehouse General Manager position on a 9 month Fixed Term basis for a complex & significant Distribution Centre based in the Haydock area.

Reporting into the Operations Director, this role would suit a Warehouse General Manager, Distribution Centre Manager, Logistics Manager or Head of Logistics with experience of managing large Distribution Centre operations.

There is a significant likelihood of this role going permanent in the long-term.


  • Management of a high-profile fully-automated DC for a leading 3PL business on behalf of a high-profile client.
  • Pro-active account management of a high-profile blue-chip client relationship.
  • Responsibility for up to 250 full time employees + agency staff.
  • Engaging & mentoring your direct reports & ensuring this is cascaded to their people.
  • Managing the Trade Union relationship for the site.
  • Significant Change Management - including people & processes.
  • Management of a budget of approx. £15 million P&L.
  • Operational Projects.
  • Improving site overall performance.


  • Warehouse General Manager, Distribution Centre Manager or Logistics Manager.
  • 3PL Experience - ESSENTIAL
  • Unionised experience - DESIRABLE
  • Warehouse Automation experience - HIGHLY DESIRABLE
  • Open Book and Closed Book 3PL experience - DESIRABLE
  • Strong & demonstrable pedigree of significant Change Management.
  • Strong customer/client-centric approach.
  • Overall management responsibility for at least 180 heads or more.
  • Front-foot & hands-on leadership style.
  • Robust personality - able to challenge the status quo and drive Change.
  • Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
  • Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
  • Motivated by a challenging & demanding role.


With over 18 years expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.