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Warehouse & Outbound Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   31 July 2019
  • Salary:   £32000 - £37000/annum Pension
  • Location:   Warrington
  • County:   Cheshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210509715
  • Company:   CV-Library
Warehouse & Outbound Logistics Manager: An ambitious, proven Warehouse & Outbound Logistics Manager with strong people management skills is required to oversee and manage the logistics function for a market leading supplier of bathroom furniture and products. The company have over 25 years’ experience in the bathroom industry covering design, manufacturing, sales, marketing and after sales service. They are committed to providing only exceptionally high-quality products in terms of both design and technology. 

The Warehouse & Outbound Logistics Manager will improve current communication methods, maintain effective relationships with driving contractors and implement improvement plans. This is a part hands-on role where loading, picking, and warehouse cover will be expected along with management and data duties.

Key Responsibilities:

Set daily delivery allocations for four courier companies to meet the customer delivery requirements

Constantly review the stock profile to most effectively serve the customers by identifying and suggesting amends to minimum / maximum levels

Anticipate issues to provide accurate and up to date delivery information to Customer Services and the business

Manage courier supplier relationships and implement delivery metrics

Seek delivery trends by route/customer and liaise with Commercial to propose alternate delivery arrangements to enhance the business performance

Perform root cause analysis against repeat issues to improve the service continually

Perform a pivotal role in the Logistics platform structure to ensure the parts are picked on time and in the correct location ready for collection

Achieve customer delivery on time targets

Identify systems, equipment, processes that will improve delivery efficiencies, costs and safety

Take the lead in despatch tenders and collate/analyse and suggest alternate transport options

To support the introduction principles of Lean Enterprise throughout the Warehouse facility and mapping out efficiencies

To support in the identification and elimination of waste in all its forms

Skills & Experience:

2+ years’ experience in a similar role

The ability to supervise teams of people and WMS’s

Operationally & Service focused / Logistically astute

Good geographical and motorway knowledge of the UK

Able to demonstrate experience of being very organised in an often demanding and detailed role

Very good IT literacy

Implementing / understanding Warehouse Management Systems would be advantageous

Positive “can do” attitude taking pride at the task in hand

FLT license would be advantageous although not necessary

Ideally, some experience with bringing outsourced delivery solutions in-house

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Warehouse & Outbound Logistics Manager to join a fast-expanding, well-established company. You’ll need to be self-motivated and performance driven with experience in motivating and developing your team. Competitive salary based on experience. Apply now

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