Depot Manager

  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • Bedford
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • We’re a team of drinks industry obsessives, driven by supporting the trade – day in and night out. Passion paired with unparalleled industry insight mean we’re always moving forward, collaborating with our customers to understand the needs of their business and to ensure we’re supporting their future growth. We are one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers, supplying drinks to several thousand venues in every part of the UK and every segment of the trade, from luxury hotels and world-class event spaces to local restaurants and community pubs. With over 200 years of on-trade experience behind us, and unique insight into the future of our industry, our experience matters.  

    We are looking to recruit a Depot Manager located at our Bedford depot! 

    About the role

    Running a Matthew Clark warehouse is no small feat. You’ll be in charge of a fleet of vehicles plus your own team. Every day, you’ll mastermind operations and keep everything running like clockwork. That means setting goals, motivating staff, adhering to legal compliance in transport and security and making Health & Safety your priority. We will be looking to you for delivery accuracy, stock availability and a depot that meets budgets. Hitting targets is key – but success is about more than that, we want you to create a positive, can-do culture and to improve processes through innovation. If there’s a better way of working, you won’t be afraid to try it!

    For more on life in the Operations Team, take a look at this short video.

    About you

    Love being at the heart of busy distribution operations? If so, you’ll be right at home in a Matthew Clark depot. Here, you can add to your proven track record and put your expertise to work. Ideally, you’ve worked in the FMCG sector, managing transport as well as a busy warehouse. Degree educated, your experience should come with an IOSH Managing Safely Certificate and a CPC Certificate of Professional Competence – but qualifications are only the start. We’re looking for a great team manager with a knack for inspiring people and you’ll know how to get the best out of everyone.  

    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

  • Full job description :
  • Depot_Manager.pdf