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Site Manager till Contract Logistics Gothenburg

Geodis Sweden AB

Geodis Sweden AB Gothenburg Sweden

2 months ago

We are pleased to announce that we are recruiting for the exciting new role as Site Manager, to lead and develop the overall management, team, and administration at Contract Logistics sites in Arendal.

In December 2021 Contract Logistics opened its first warehouse in Gothenburg that offers customized services within warehousing and terminal operations. With a solid number of new customers as well as an expansion of new business with existing customers, the operational business activities is increasing. Contract Logistics takes a further step forward with yet an added new warehouse in Arendal, opening the 1st of March. We listen to our customers' needs and create solutions that give a little extra.

GEODIS is a global logistics company with a local presence and roots from Gothenburg. We are among the top companies in our field, client driven and work actively with our value-based culture. We are working in an ambitious, international, and fast paced environment. Our employees are our... most important asset, and we strive to be the best workplace for our employees.

About the position

In your role as Site Manager, you will lead a talented team and take responsibility for the overall management and administration at Contract Logistics in Arendal. Your leadership will deliver a clear operational direction, regular communication with the team as well as support to develop the existing culture of engagement and community. Furthermore, you work to building strong relationships with relevant parties, both internal and external to ensure the specified performance levels are met.

The role includes the responsibility and understanding of the warehouse budget fully for budget planning, follow up of economic targets and develop growth strategies. You will have an overview, arrange and ensure all aspects of cost-effective solutions in warehouse functions and work with continuous improvements; operations and administrative processes, internal KPIs of the warehouse performance, and SLA requirements.

You work closely with the Warehouse Managers and implement actions to improve efficiency to increase departmental budget and meet economic targets. You ensure the Contract Logistics sites meets targeted safety and work environment demands by monitoring and action, supported by QESH coordinator.
Relevant deviations, difficulties, or actions will report to Contract Logistics Manager.

Your key accountabilities:

Ensure the focus of the warehouse is on the customer needs, service delivery and best practice by increasing revenue, reducing cost, and enhancing customer satisfaction.

Control of warehouse personnel recruitment.

Ensure compliance of all required regulations concerning policies, quality, ISO, H&S. Work within the QA-system.

Work to implement and improve WMS.

Develop and train staff at all levels and ensure all employees training is current and valid.

Planning with the stakeholders (internal and external), for expected future expansion.

Other Responsibilities

Collaborate with Security Manager/security guards to ensure security of the sites.

The position is a permanent position starting according to agreement and you report directly to Contract Logistics Manager. We offer the opportunity to work remote two days a week, digital introduction program, wellness half-hour, lunch allowance and much more.

Your profile

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have a minimum of 3 years operational leadership experience in a similar role. Your leadership is clear, communicative, empathetically inclusive, along with a financial, strategic, and operational quality knowledge and focus.

As leading warehouse, you have an exceptionally good knowledge of logistic and office operational functions and processes. Your earlier roles include working profitability- and result oriented with drive to innovation in line with best practice.

Experience of new business start-ups and a prominent level of change management is meritorious.

As a person you have an important level of organizational skills and working structure, with a positive and pro-active attitude, together with the ability to implement the solution and make it work. You are both team- and result oriented, driven to achieve goals and meet targets. With strong analytical skills, financial awareness, and negation skills, you are always looking for improvements.

You have the initiative-taking focus attitude towards customers and Global and Key Account procedure knowledge.

The position requires a broad range of contact with customers, suppliers as well as internal colleagues both national and international, which requires that you are a confident communicator in English and Swedish, both verbally and written.

We are looking for you who want to work according to our values: Commitment, Innovation, Trust, Solidarity and Passion. Take this fantastic opportunity to join our Contract Logistics team!


If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Annelie Solhage, Recruitment Consultant, at +46 700 20 25 46 or [email protected].

Last application date is 2023-03-26. We are reviewing incoming applications continuously, so do not wait to apply, please. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

GEODIS has collective agreements and a close collaboration with Unionen. Representative: Tommy Sidén, tel. 010 16 31 828
Gothenburg Sweden

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