Logistics Manager

Inplace Recruitment Limited
£51,760 - £65,920
08 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
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:

  • Minimum 2 years management experience in retail or FMCG
  • Supply chain or logistics background
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • 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

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.jobsite.co.uk/job/960299294

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