Logistics Manager

Recruiter
Encore Personnel
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£35,000 per annum
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

LOGISTICS MANAGER / SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER - AUTOMOTIVE:

I'm looking to recruit a Logistics Manager to a market leading ecommerce business. Due to continued growth, they are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Logistics Manager to manage material planning and warehouse related activities. This is a fantastic opportunity where you will have the opportunity to put your stamp on the role.

COMMUTABLE FROM:

Banbury, Coalville, Coventry, Hinckley, Lutterworth, Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby, Northampton, Nuneaton, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon

BENEFITS:

  • £35k - £45k
  • Healthcare cash-plan scheme
  • Contributory Pension
  • Staff Discount
  • Internal progression
  • To be a part of a company that is growing aggressively
  • 21 Days Annual Leave (rising to 25 days with service) & Statutory Holidays

THE ROLE: As the Logistics Manager you will be required to:

  • Develop and implement logistics strategy and processes to improve overall performance
  • Oversee materials planning, master scheduling and warehouse activities ensuring material supply meets production requirements with optimised costs
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Monitor inventory risks and ensure that contingency plans are in place
  • Heavily involved in continuous improvement activities
  • Ensure that the MRP and data are accurate and updated at all times
  • Create reports and metrics that will be shared with stakeholders within the business
  • Identify ways to reduce inventory levels
  • Getting the best out of staff and identifying training needs
  • Set departmental objectives and KPI's reviewing progress against objectives set
  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Ensure suppliers and transportation companies make improvements and cost savings where possible
  • Achieve on time, high quality delivery every time

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Head of Production Planning & Control will have:

  • Degree educated in relevant supply chain / engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Member of CIPS (beneficial)
  • Previously experience working in an ecommerce environment
  • Analytical mind-set with the ability to problem solve
  • Results driven with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Well versed with lean manufacturing tools and processes
  • Strong commercial awareness and business awareness
  • Ability to communicate and engage with people across all levels

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Taher Rahman

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