Depot Manager – Timber Merchants (4258)

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Job Detail

  • Consultant Fiona Hamilton
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Merchants / Distributors
  • Vacancy id 4258
  • Salary Details Competitive Remuneration Package

Job Description

We are retained by a leading and long-established Timber Merchant who due to continued success and growth is opening up an exciting brand new Depot in Derbyshire. This role will require an ambitious individual who will be responsible for promoting and developing this new brand new Depot. This is a fantastic opportunity for a career-driven individual who will play a vital role within the business and continually look at ways of improving procedures and driving the Depot forwards.


You will develop and manage the Depot and provide the highest levels of customer service, in order to maximise sales and profitability, you will lead, motivate and support your team 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Regional Director to ensure all targets are met
  • Ensure Depot is compliant with all Health & Safety
  • Support, motivate, coach and help raise the performance standards of your team
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements, research accounts, identify key players
  • Build both supplier and customer relationships to improve the sales and margin capability of the Depot
  • Ensure all sales orders, following up sales enquiries and delivery schedules and done quickly and efficiently

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Proven experience in a Timber / Builders Merchants in a managerial position
  • Experience within the building supply trade essential
  • General Construction knowledge essential & knowledge of the Construction sector
  • Excellent people management skills self-motivated with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Experience in Team Building  
  • Effective communication skills
  • Customer-focused with sound commercial skills.
  • Good IT skills & PC literate and experience with Microsoft Outlook


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