Logistics Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Group
60000.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

I am now recruiting for a UK Logistics Manager to join a leading food manufacturing business based in Rugby.

The Logistics Manager role has been created to evolve the logistics function in support of the UK Managing Director and is responsible for managing 3PL contracts & performance as well as broader relationships within the Supply Chain network, whilst driving profitability through the efficiency and effectiveness of both internal and external logistics services.

The Logistics Manager will provide leadership for all warehousing and transport resources across multiple UK facilities, taking responsibility for the consistent delivery of both short and long-term targets whilst meeting or bettering budgetary targets. You will be required to analyse current processes and the performance of existing carriers, highlighting areas where efficiencies & improvements can be applied in order to streamline the operation and improve the profitability of the Logistics service offering.

The successful Logistics Manager will demonstrate a strong commercial awareness and a track record delivering improved performance and profitability within your function. The role will require the attention of a highly analytical, senior logistics professional with a proven track record manging third party carriers. Your skills and experience will include:

  • Extensive experience leading internal and external logistics functions within a food manufacturing environment;
  • Results-driven with a strong desire to contribute to the increased profitability of the organisation;
  • Track record improving Logistics performance both internally and externally;
  • Highly analytical and methodical approach.

The Logistics Manager job comes with a salary between GBP60,000 and GBP70,000 and includes competitive benefits such as car allowance, bonus, pension and private health care.

Gleeson Procurement & Supply is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical/analytical specialists within the end to end supply chain. If you would like to be considered for this position please click 'apply now' or contact Mike Hancox directly at .