Senior Logistics and Warehouse Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum
21 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Jason Kilbride
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Title: Senior Logistics and Warehouse Manager
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 pa

We have been commissioned by a large family owned business in the FMCG sector to recruit for a Senior Logistics professional to join their supply chain team. The warehouse and logistics network of this business is not complex but needs improving and driving forward with new systems, improvement projects and more structured process management.

This person will manage all of the inbound & despatch areas while coordinating the logistics network for certain areas of this business. This will include contract management and negotiating with hauliers and transport suppliers.They will also need to coordinate all of this process and maximise loads for greater efficiency's. As this business holds stock for very short periods of time there will be a requirement to get the picking process improved to minimise loss in profits. The role will be fast paced and demanding, yet as this a new role there will be opportunities to achieve distribution synergies and really drive some cost out of the business. This role is as much about the here and now as well as strategic direction for the future. So, it will be a requirement to present ideas to the senior management team and lead improvement projects.

Ideal Candidate
*An experienced logistics professional who is experienced in a Logistics Manager's role in the FMCG sector.
*The candidate will have a great financial awareness to help drive down costs and will need have a very analytical mind.
*Excellent customer service skills are also required to build and develop relationships with customers and suppliers.
*Warehouse Management Systems and process management experience is a must
*Proven track record of efficiency improvement and cost saving
*A leader with good communication skills

In return our client is offering autonomy, investment and an attractive salary.

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