Warehouse & Logistics Contracts Manager

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Ref
mc4211
Function
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Warehouse & Logistics Contracts Manager

Posted by: Silven
Job Title: Warehouse Contracts Manager
Location: Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire
Salary: Excellent to Attract the best

Our client is going through huge growth and need a Contracts Operations Manager to join their Supply chain team on one of their flagship sites to manage their 3PL team on site . This a great opportunity to join a prestigious business , they are looking for someone to join them on 12 Month contract ….so you need to be available to start ASAP

The Candidate:

 

 

 

 

  • We're looking for a Contracts / Operations Manager who has solid operational experience of working in a fast paced FMCG Manufacturing environment and managing 3rd party logistics/ warehouse based on site.
  • It is essential that you have solid experience of senior Operational management experience within logistics/warehousing including excellent knowledge of Good ins, Stock control, Material Supply to Production, as well as managing the warehouse and despatch of finished goods. 
  • You will be commercially astute professional who has the ability to manage contracts including " open book "contract and manage SLA's .You will be work cross functionally with our internal and external customers including our Planning team, Operations, our Distribution centre and 3PL providers. 
  • You will be able to demonstrate a track record in building strong successful teams, show a great understanding of Supply Chains and can optimise service levels and deliver best practice. 
  • You will have strong demonstrable knowledge of warehouse management systems i.e. SAP and extensive experience in project management. 
  • You will be a natural motivator, with a holistic approach. You will have the ability to use your own initiative and be a strong decision maker.
  • You'll be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and be IT literate.

 

 

Key responsibilities include:

 

 

  • Reporting to the Site Director, this site based role will develop and deliver the warehousing strategy and will manage the day to day relationship and SLA's.
  • As Contract Operations Manager you and your team will be responsible for driving continuously improve across the site including reviewing manning levels, asset deployment and all other open book costs and agree action plans to reduce overall costs
  • Working cross functionally including reviewing forecast demand and understand implications on logistics operations of central planning assumptions and promotional activity and be able to deliver OTIF
  • As Warehouse Operations Manager you will actively engage and contribute to the overall development of the Supply Chain strategy and its implementation, managing specific projects against agreed timelines and financial targets
  • You will work with the 3 pl to ensure that there is Inventory & Finished Goods reconciliation, product flow and always maintaining the highest levels of accuracy.
  • Working to ensure that the Warehouse is operating and conforming to applicable regulatory regulation and is audit ready at all times.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref mc4211 or call me on 01485 520000 for a confidential discussion.

 

 

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