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Distribution Manager

Our client a prominent and growing Irish company bringing critical medicines to hospitals across the country, are seeking the talents of an experienced Distribution Centre manager to take up the exciting challenge of setting up and managing new processes, ensuring the smooth flow of vital products to their valued customers.

If you are looking to advance your career in a patient and people-focused environment, this is a unique opportunity to step into a leadership role. You will have the chance to make a significant impact on their operations and contribute to their commitment to quality and excellence. Permanent role based in Dublin 12.

As the Distribution Centre Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the receipt, storage, and distribution of pharmaceutical products in alignment with GDP requirements and standard operating procedures
  • Establishing and maintaining quality control processes to uphold the integrity of pharmaceutical products
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations and fostering exceptional customer service
  • Managing proper storage conditions, including temperature control and expiration date adherence
  • Maintaining an audit-ready warehouse environment for both customer and regulatory inspections
  • Collaborating with senior management to structure the optimal operational resources
  • Supervising day-to-day activities, providing training, and managing employee performance
  • Handling customer inquiries related to orders promptly and effectively
  • Coordinating with various stakeholders to resolve queries and issues
  • Efficiently managing stock through cycle counting, consumption reporting, and trend analysis
  • Overseeing logistics, including coordination with Freight Carriers for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Developing and implementing warehouse KPIs for continuous improvement
  • Reporting data and information to management on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensuring facility safety, security, and hygiene standards are upheld
  • Contributing to operational excellence and driving improvement initiatives
  • Participating in projects and group meetings as required
  • Presenting a professional image in interactions with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal experience and qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar pharmaceutical warehouse management role
  • Expertise in managing people and processes, ensuring compliance with GMP and GDP
  • Proficiency in ERP system management and usage
  • Proven change management experience
  • Exceptional communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Possession of a valid clean driving license


  • Excellent opportunities for progression
  • Growing company with flat management structure.
  • Competitive Salary DOE
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus

If you would like a confidential discussion and more information on this Distribution Centre Manager role contact Michelle Miley.

+353 90 6450667