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Trainee Nights Manager

Posted by Hyphen on 11.19.2015
Job ID: 798484
Location: Stockport, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Transportation, Automotive
Salary: £23,000.00 per year
Job Views: 2407
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11.19.2015

Job Description

Brand Overview
Smiths News is the UK's leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler. Working on behalf of all major national and regional publishers, Smiths News distributes a diverse range of print media to 30,000 customers, ranging from large general retailers to smaller independent newsagents. We use our large geographical footprint of distribution centres to provide an efficient, friendly and professional service to all our customers no matter where they are located. We operate in the world's fastest and most complex supply chain. We offer our customers a wide range of services to increase simplicity and maximise sales. Our core services include newspaper and magazine deliveries 364 days a year, collecting and processing returns, managing retail range, and providing market insight to publishers

About the role:
To support the senior team in managing the resources available in order to achieve accurate packing, accurate and timely delivery of the Newspaper and Magazine product, within the agreed budgets.
This is a trainee role that will see the post holder supporting the management team in the below duties whilst developing the skills needed for a higher management position.

Other duties will include:
- To maintain an efficient, cost effective transport service and to meet legal, operating and customer service requirements
- Accurate receipt and input of information of newspapers received
- Accurate packing of all newspaper and magazine product productively
- Management of retailer claims to minimise waste
- Operates within agreed location budgets

About you:
- Key understanding of distribution network, process and procedures
- Knowledge of distribution process flow
- Understanding of NDC Profit and Loss and key NDC KPIs
- People, management and leadership skills
- Team leader and motivator
- Recruitment and appraisal capabilities
- Coaching and training skills
- Good organisational and communication skills
- Good appreciation of Customer service excellence
- High level of integrity and trust in team
- Ability to work effectively under pressure
- Committed and target/action focused
- Takes ownership and responsibility for the warehouse
- Management experience
- Local area knowledge for the Depot area served

hy-phen is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

hy-phen is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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