Vp BUILDING SUCCESS General Manager (Logistics & Distribution) Location: Rainham,Essex | Salary: Competitive + car | Closing Date: Friday 21 September 2018 MEP Hire is part of the Hire Station business a division of the Vp plc group. The Vp group of businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets which include construction, civil engineering, oil and gas and, rail. MEP Hire specialises in mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment alongside low level access (LLA). We are the UK’s specialist provider of low level access machines. In order to continue our growth plans in the London area we have recently opened a 24,000 square foot state of the art facility located in Rainham. This flagship branch will handle revenues in excess of £15m per annum and will become our major distribution hub for London. We are currently looking to appoint a highly experienced General Manager to run this operation. Key responsibilities of the role will be to deliver operational excellence ensuring the highest standard of both product and customer service through a team of first line managers and an operational team of 30 - 40 individuals. The role is a senior operational role and therefore the salary and benefits package will be commensurate with this. The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and background Has proven track record of managing end to end multi disciplinary operational teams in a fast moving customer led environment Previous experience within a logistics or warehouse environment desirable Ability to multi-task Excellent communication skills Understanding of P&L management Highly motivated, energetic and driven Good understanding of logistics (CPC qualification desirable) Good IT skill set If you believe you have the necessary drive, skills and experience and want to be part of a growing dynamic business we would like to hear from you.