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Logistics Manager - Atherstone - up to £65,920

  • Job added:   28 November 2018
  • Salary:   £51760 - £65920/annum
  • Location:   CV9, Atherstone, Warwickshire
  • County:   Warwickshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209087641
  • Company:   CV-Library
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:

* Ideally a minimum 2 years management experience in retail or FMCG

* Supply chain or logistics background

* Educated to degree level 2:1 minumum

* 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

This is a fast paced, dynamic and challenging role which is ever evolving. You need to be ambitious, driven and trustworthy and looking for a long term career move.

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

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