Greencore Group

Logistics Manager

08 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Ms Charlotte Harrison
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

To lead the logistics function for a location to ensure inbound and outbound operations are effective, operate safely and achieve financial KPIs.

Main responsibilities
  • Drive the delivery of annual performance targets, through appropriate planning and management of distribution activity, to ensure the ongoing fulfilment of orders at appropriate cost
  • Promote, and actively manage, a safe working environment, ensuring all tasks are conducted as defined in the site H&S plan and equipment can be operated safely, with appropriate maintenance and replacement plans
  • Create  and control departmental budget, accounting for all cost and revenue streams, to ensure variances are managed within agreed spend
  • Actively seek opportunities to simplify and streamline all work tasks, drawing on  best practice, to remove duplication and non-value adding activities and remove cost
  • Liaise with suppliers, 3PL’s and logistic providers calling on procurement (when required), to minimise cost and meet changing customer needs  
  • Monitor commercial and operations activities to recognise and understand the impacts in own functional area and adapt the logistics network to respond to changing needs
  • Develop a high performance culture where processes are optimised and team members are guided to deliver targeted performance and achieve their potential
  • Monitor the use of material handling equipment so that a safe and efficient working environment is promoted at all times
  • Ensure appropriate handling, management and storage of materials so that food safety is maximised and the operational plan can be achieved
Ideal candidate
  • Proven track record of people management and team engagement
  • Manage safety in functional area e.g. IOSH training
  • Understand your functional area best practice processes and your role in Supply Chain E.g. manage and negotiate with 3PLs or manage customer service 
  • Working with Customers to build sustained relationships   Manage Budgets
  • Experience of logistics planning, scheduling and space management
About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods.  We're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

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