Logistics Manager

Inplace Recruitment
£65,920 per annum
17 Jan 2019
26 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Logistics Manager - Atherstone - up to £65,920

Our client is an internationally recognised retailer looking for a Logistics Manager responsible for continuous improvement in their inbound supply chain.

Responsibilities for a Logistics Manager

  • Identifies cost saving opportunities and develops operational plans for implementation
  • Identifies backhaul and freight diversion opportunities considering the net case/unit costs and carrier rates and ensures all related information is up to date
  • Obtains and verifies transport rates from logistics service providers to determine market rates for specific lanes
  • Monitor logistics costs including fuel costs, freight costs and currency exchange rates
  • Develop and maintain a register of domestic and international freight rates
  • Supervise use of route optimisation/transport management applications for inbound and outbound freight to ensure that region/division transport requirements are met
  • Coordinate with internal/external route optimisation application providers to resolve any system issues and maintain continuous operations of all logistics applications critical to route generation and escalate issue resolution as required
  • Manage, train and develop team
  • Essential experience of a Logistics Manager:

  • Ideally a minimum 2 years management experience in retail or FMCG
  • Supply chain or logistics background
  • Educated to degree level 2:1 minumum
  • Familiar with project management and continuous improvement techniques
  • The successful Logistics Manager can expect:

  • Salary between £51,760 - £65,920 DOE
  • 5 weeks annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Company pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance after 2 years
  • This is a fast paced, dynamic and challenging role which is ever evolving. You need to be ambitious, driven and trustworthy and looking for a long term career move.

    If you feel you have experience in the following please apply; logistics manager, operations manager, distribution manager, supply chain manager, transport manager, logistics management.

    Please note: due to the number of applicants we receive, if you have not heard from us within 7 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

    This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84887957

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