European Freight Manager

Michael Page Logistics
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + benefits
09 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading Distribution business based in Worcestershire and they are looking for a European Freight Manager to be responsible for managing the Time Critical and International departments.Client DetailsLeading distribution business that have experienced significant growth and are expected to double in turnover in the next 3 years.Description The European Freight Manager will be based out of Worcestershire and will be responsible for: Managing time critical, quotes and EU departmentMain point of contact within the department for decision making and escalationSupporting departmental sales growthReviewing and developing processes to help minimise waste and increase efficiency within the departmentCapturing data and managing KPIsChairing regular team review meetings to discuss gathered information and agree actions to resolve issues and improve performancePOD controls in line with then business planDeveloping the department to meet the needs of the business and growthSupporting the Team's performance, development, targets, training and communicationsCost reduction and improving efficiency, monitoring of associated supplier costsAccount managementCustomer relations and satisfaction, ensuring customers are kept fully up to date on deliveries and resolving issues as well as regular customer meetingsSupplier and network developmentDepartmental reviews and objective settingSupport tender requirementsManaging team, organising holiday and weekend coverOverseeing the negotiation of quotes for maximum proit and developing new network opportunitiesSupporting the General Manager - OperationsSupporting the implementation of new softwareEnsuring all quotes and tracking through the system in real timeSupport Commercial in delivering SLA with agreed suppliersProfileThe European Freight Manager must be based close to Worcestershire and have the following experience:3-5 years experience working in INTERNATIONAL Freight - those without need not applyTime critical experience is a mustAccount management experienceQuote and Tender Management experienceCarrier Management experience Job Offer£50,000 - £55,000 + benefits