Interim Depot Manager (Newbridge) - 11 Month Secondment

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  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • Edinburgh
  • Contract Type :
  • Secondment
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Job Title - Depot Manager (Newbridge Depot) 11 Month Secondment

    Location - Newbridge

    Travel Requirements (if applicable) - Some travel required on an ad hoc basis

    Role Summary

    This interim 11 month role takes on the full gambit of the DM role, with full on site support from the Head of Operations as required.

    Lead and manage the entire warehouse operation ensuring at all times that the Customer Service delivered to end customer is best in class and that the cost is managed within budgetary requirements as agreed with the Head of Operations.  Using best practice and innovation where possible, work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to  improve the depot operation to meet volume and customer demands.

    Ensure the warehouse operation is maintained as a safe working environment, meeting all external and internal policies and legal requirements, including full compliance as a minimum with Health and Safety legislative requirements.

    Key Accountabilities

    Customer Service

    • Delivery of OTIF
    • Meeting expectations from external customer service/market surveys
    • Ensuring layout and ways of working at depot can deliver market requirements ongoing on customer service


    • Full site security, entry, exit procedure compliance
    • Proactive site hygiene
    • Proactive site maintenance


    • Full site(s) leadership
    • Safety
    • Training and development
    • Managing resource appropriately, forward planning and forecasting to ensure resource meets volume demand
    • Succession


    • Operate site within budget expectation, as agreed with the Depot Network Manager
    • Develop and maintain program of proactive maintenance (driven by both legislative and good practice priorities)
    • Implement changes to ways of working (utilising innovation and best practice) to develop exceptional service and ensure best cost.

    About you 

    • Ability to demonstrate and lead a customer first approach.
    • A proven resilient leader with the ability to perform under pressure and at pace.
    • Proven commercial awareness and ability to understand and manage budgets and financial targets.
    • Ability to challenge the status quo and continuously look to drive improvements.
    • Strong analytical skills in order to understand how the whole supply chain operates and opportunities to continually drive improvements 
    • People leadership and development skills including ability to lead teams through business and cultural change
    • Communication and influencing skills at all levels and the ability to develop strong networks both internally and externally
    • Ability to prioritise and multi task on a day to day basis
    • Ambition and desire to develop

    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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