Site Manager

28 / 07 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Management / Transport / Logistics / Drivers


The company

The company is a multi-national who specialises in tailoring best in class warehousing and distribution services to the FMCG industry. Due to an internal promotion, they are looking for an experience Site Manager to lead a major client and site which is purely focused on distribution out to a variety of channels NZ wide.

The opportunity
The Site Manager is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operational management of the site. The Site Manager will maintain a safe working environment, manage and mitigate site risks and ensure overall site compliance in line with company, client and regulatory standards.
The Site Manager is responsible for the financial performance of the site and must effectively manage wages, site maintenance and discretionary costs for the client.
The Site Manager is a key client contact and is required to be available and meet regularly with the client to manage performance, delivery and opportunities for improvement.
Some of the key responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide proactive and strategically aligned leadership for safety and all employment values, culture, and sustainability
  • Maintain and lead full site operations across the 24/5 site with 150+ FTE’s
  • Build the sites’ short and long-term plans and lead the execution of them across all teams
  • Lead continuous and process improvement initiatives across the site
  • Full H&S responsibilities across the site to ensure best practice across all teams
  • Significant leadership focus across all teams to ensure Managers are set up for succession and to ensure succession planning across all teams
  • Customer relationship management to ensure strong relationships and key reporting across DIFOT, IRA, POD are successfully delivered for the customer 
  • Driving efficiencies and a cost focus to achieve robust management KPI’s
  • Drive commercial performance; understanding profitability levers and risks within the business and making changes as necessary to achieve objectives

What’s in it for you
This is a critical leadership role that requires proven operational leadership capability and strategic thinking in a larger scale distribution environment. You will be experienced in and passionate about both building performance-based cultures and best practice warehousing and distribution. 
You will have proven experience at senior management level within industries across warehousing, distribution, transport or 3PL having led large teams along with budgeting and P&L management. Strong customer management skills will also be vital given the requirements with this role to maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders. 
The role will be remunerated at a senior level and will vary depending on level of experience. 

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you would like to find out more, please contact Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or for a confidential discussion

  • Full site management and financial responsibilities
  • 24/5 site with a team size of 150+
  • Senior role with significant growth and development

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Nick McConnochie
Senior Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

I partner with quality SME and global businesses as a specialist recruiter across a range of operations, logistics and planning roles throughout NZ. I believe recruitment should be as simple and straightforward for my clients as possible; I deliver this through effective communication at all stages of the process. Taking a thorough brief and truly…

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