General Manager


Job Details


Knowsley DC

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive + Car Allowance + Benefits

Closing Date

22/07/2018 22:45

About the Role

Here at Matalan we’re looking for a General Manager to lead our team of- over one thousand people at our one million sq. ft. Knowsley Distribution Centre.  Overseeing both Retail and eCommerce Operations you’ll drive the team to achieve our vision to become the most trusted omni-channel retailer of family value. 

Reporting to the Head of Logistics, the General Manager will be responsible for delivering key strategic initiatives and will be ultimately responsible for ensuring that the expectations of our customers, operational plans and health and safety requirements are delivered.

This is a great opportunity for a highly credible and experienced logistics leader to have a significant impact on the performance of Logistics and Supply Chain and contribute to the continued success and growth of Matalan. You’ll also play a key part in continuing the growth our eCommerce operation as we achieve our ambitions to become a leading omni-channel retailer.

Managing a significant budget and leading a team that provides an efficient service to 227 UK stores and 30 Internationally As well as almost 2 million online customers.This role will give the right candidate the opportunity to shine in one of the UK’s leading retailers.

About You

We’re looking for someone who can drive change and continuous improvement through their engagement of the team and an ability to influence and build successful working relationships across the business. You’ll need to demonstrate your credibility as a leader alongside proven experience operating and delivering successfully in a similar large scale warehousing role within a fashion and/or homeware retailer. 


In return, you’ll become part of the Matalan family receiving great benefits such as car allowance, 20% employee discount, generous holiday allowance, pension, healthcare, and the opportunity to earn bonus as recognition of your contribution to the business. To set you up for success you’ll receive a full induction to our business and tailored support in developing your own career within the Matalan family. We’re investing in our people, and there will be plenty of opportunity for you to share your ideas, shape our future and grow your career with us.

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is a family retail business that is proud to serve its customer excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.



Your place in our world

Head of Logistics
General Manager