Logistics Controller

Location
Lancashire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
CH/2946
Contact
Carole Hearn
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you have experience of working in inbound freight operations?

This may be for you

  • Logistics Controller
  • C£35k + excellent benefits
  • Permanent role

The Company

  • Market leader
  • Award winning business
  • Premium product range
  • Supplier to multiple retailers

You'll be working for a fast paced award-winning business who are proud to supply the retailers with a variety of premium products. An innovative and forward thinking business leading the way in their sector. The passion they have is apparent for all to see and one of the many reasons they have been so successful.

The Role

  • Logistics Controller
  • Managing a team of 3
  • Budget responsibility for UK distribution

The Logistics Controller will play a key role as part of the Supply Chain team to deliver and drive the Continuous Improvement Programme. They will work collaboratively to deliver the ambitious cost saving and service targets, whilst ensuring alignment with customer strategies. Control invoice approvals on all Distribution spend, ensuring alignment to budget or variations predicted, planned and managed. Preparation and commentary associated with Distribution reporting requirements, weekly, periodically, annually and ad hoc. Manage the tracking of Supply Chain projects identified to deliver budgeted savings

What you'll get

  • To work for a major blue-chip organisation
  • The opportunity to make a name for yourself

This is a brand-new position within the business and therefore it presents an opportunity for someone to come in and make a real name for themselves within the business. The organisation rewards hard work and success so opportunities to progress within the business exist.

What you need

  • Experience of working within food or FMCG manufacturing
  • Good working knowledge of supply chain functions
  • Graduate calibre

You need to be or have been working within supply chain within food or FMCG manufacturing. For this role you will need to be highly numerical and analytical with good presentation skills and a desire for high quality execution. Strong systems skills including experience of Microsoft Excel.
It's based in the North West so you will be living here or willing to relocate.

If you've read this advert and think I like the sound of that I want to know more then please forward your CV to: carole.hearn@silven.co.uk or please call me and we can have a conversation. In the day, you can reach me on the office number: 0161 832 7463 and out of hours I can be reached on my mobile: 07792 466140. Please quote reference CH/2946 I look forward to receiving your application. If it's not for you or you do not have the relevant experience but know someone who has I would be very grateful if you can pass my details on and ask them to give me a call.

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