Logistics Manager job in Thame at Adzuna

Logistics Manager

Company: Adzuna

Location: West Yorkshire UK

Date Posted:May 10, 2017

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting for an experienced supply chain professional to manage the logistics functions and identify and deliver efficiencies across the supply chain. We are working on behalf of a global distribution business supplying a broad range of technical products to the professional and consumer sectors. They have undergone significant growth over recent years and this role will be a significant building block in developing their future supply chain approach.The successful candidate will be responsible for inbound and outbound logistics, warehousing, transport planning, and stock optimisation projects, managing a team of professionals in their day to day operational work. You will identify and implement best practice, laying down SOP's for the functions, and managing the performance and commercial relationships with logistics providers.You will be focused on driving projects, managing the change process, and liasing with managers in sales, marketing, and finance to ensure the function is offering optimal service levels and cost effectiveness.This role would suit a candidate who has previously operated at a senior level within a logistics function and who has worked in leading edge and sophisticated supply chain functions. The role is focused on identifying improvements rather than day to day operational management.The role will input into the European supply organisation. Initially you will be focused on the UK operations, however moving forward there will be a requirement to bring the UK logistics template to other sites across Europe.Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:*Leading supply chain/logistical improvement initiatives.*Background in best in class supply chain environments.*Excellent analytical skills and focused on continuous improvement.*Excellent IT skills, especially Excel and ERP.*Able to gain project buy in within organisations and skilled in influencing external and internal stakeholders.*Self-sufficiency and drive, coupled with team management experience.*Commercial involvement with logistics suppliers and strong negotiation skills.*Preference to HND or Degree qualification, or CILT.Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.Please visit our website at www.elevationrecruitment.com for more information on: -Logistics Jobs or Logistics Recruitment-Supply chain jobs or Supply chain recruitment View full job description
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