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Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
23 February, 2021

Job Description

A global manufacturing business, specialising in the FMCG industry, are seeking to appoint a Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager to support their execution of strategic programs across the Supply Chain, with a particular focus on warehousing, logistics, distribution and inventory management.


Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager, Zug, Switzerland


This is a newly created role as a result of ongoing growth and the strengthening of their market position. The new Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager will be tasked with maximising efficiencies across the Supply Chain, as well as optimising the logistics operations across the EMEA region. You will have the ability to deliver results and meet demands in the context of a rapidly growing production/manufacturing operation.


Working with third party logistics (3PLs) and warehouses across Europe, you will be a strong leader, and be able to display a strong ability in leading and developing a team, as well as having operated in an international environment, and have an understanding of the challenges associated with manufacturing and delivering solutions to consumers in the current market. You will work closely with Operations and Procurement to ensure effective sourcing of materials, manage and oversee material requirements, and ensure that service and delivery to customers and distribution channels is met.


This is a senior role and would suit a dynamic, charismatic individual who has an excellent track record in working closely with senior stakeholders to deliver genuine transformation and change throughout the Supply Chain and Logistics function of the business.


As Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management - an MBA is desirable
  • 8+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management in a manufacturing environment
  • Develop strategies, policies, procedures and overall team to enhance value of the entire function in creating a world class warehousing and logistics operation
  • Previous experience in an international environment, where leading a team and creating structures and KPIs was a key requirement
  • Ability to develop and continuously improve third party logistics providers, and warehouse and distribution programs
  • Travel will be necessary, up to 30%


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007