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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   23 March 2021
  • Salary:   £70000 - £80000/annum
  • Location:   Basildon, Essex
  • County:   Essex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213411280
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are currently looking for a strong Logistics Leader to come in and manage the logistics function for a global manufacturing plant.

Strategy and Development
Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice logistics vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance

* General and Task Management.

* Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers.

* Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance.

* Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements.

* Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs.

* Take under control rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers.

* Recommend optimal transport modes, routes or frequency.

* Select carriers/suppliers and monitor service against performance criteria.

* Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery

* Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports or customer issues.

* Review impact of logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or carriers and report results to others.

* Assess and make recommendations for logistics processes in potential new facilities or plants and advise of cost implications and efficiency.

* Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimisation opportunities.

* Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements with the help of direct reports.

* Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies and ensure inventory and system records are in agreement.

* Keep track of slow-moving and obsolete stock.

* Identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process.

* Interpret trends and analyse and review data. Provide meaningful logistics data to others in the organisation to aid customer service and cost improvements.

* Ensure IT systems in place are effective, maintained, and accurate.

* Ensure metrics, reports, and process documentation is available

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