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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   12 February 2020
  • Salary:   £50000 - £55000/annum pension etc
  • Location:   Dudley, West Midlands (County)
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211705916
  • Company:   CV-Library
A leading automotive manufacturing firm is currently seeking a Logistics Manager located in Dudley. As Logistics Manager you will be responsible for the Management of the day-to-day operational activities of the Logistics Department

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £50,000 to £55,000 per annum, plus pension scheme.

As a Logistics Manager, some of your duties and responsibilities will be:

* Leadership of the Stores Function, Logistics and Customer Analysts

* Development of team members within your Department in line with business needs

* Liaise with all departments in order to achieve Supply Chain and business goals

* Ongoing review of staffing levels, job roles, and responsibilities

* Leadership of Inventory management

* Ensure production intervals are in line with supplier scheduling parameters

* Stock accuracy; Stores system and compliance to booking procedures, FIFO

* Monitoring of KPI’s for SC related measures

* Leadership of improvement plans in order to improve business performance

* Target setting for direct reports

* Identify packaging, storage and product flow improvements as well as frequency of delivery from suppliers

* Costs; Stock value/Stock turns, transport costs, premium transport costs and arrears value

To be successful as a Logistics Manager you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Excellent IT skills and general knowledge of Microsoft packages

* Must have experience of working in materials/purchasing department

* Required: will have previous experience of working with an Automotive Supplier or OEM

* Preferred: 1-3 years’ experience in similar role

* Warehouse management systems and logistics planning

* Working knowledge of SAP

Personal skills

* Meticulous, detailed, accurate and thorough

* Ability to work to deadlines

* Ability to be fair and level headed

* Ability to work on own initiative providing effective solutions

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Logical & methodical approach to workload essential

* Proven Leadership and man-management skills

This position is based in Dudley, and is easily accessible for West Bromwich, Wolverhampton and Birmingham.

If you are seeking a new career move and believe you meet the specified requirements to be a successful Logistics Manager please apply immediately.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa

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