We have the rare opportunity for a Logistics Manager to join our client’s busy team based in Ashford. The company are a leading FMCG business with over 50 years’ experience. You will need to have had previous experience and have a strong understanding of all things relating to logistics / warehousing. You will be responsible for the running of the warehouse department and company vehicles so experience is a must.
This is a Monday to Friday role. As well as a very competitive salary the company will also offer a company bonus and 28 days holiday (including bank holiday), rising to 31 days after time served.
*Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations.
*Liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics, 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.
*Help manage rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers.
*Recommend optimal transport modes, routes or frequency.
*Ensure compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
*Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports, or customer issues.
*Review impact of logistics changes, such as routing, product volumes or carriers.
*Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimisation opportunities.
*Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements.
*Identify and resolve any stock discrepancies and ensure system records are in agreement.
*Ensure IT systems in place are effective, maintained, and accurate.
*Overseeing of inbound and outbound transport.
*Assist in briefing / de-briefing drivers
*Managing vehicle defects
*Manage driver compliance
*Manage vehicle compliance
*Analyse and report on vehicle utilisation
*Analyse and report on driver utilisation
*Assist in the setting up and running of the general haulage integration
*Extensive experience across stock management, warehouse management, logistics and operational efficiency.
*Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
*An excellent communicator with a skill for managing people.
*A minimum of five years of management experience in related positions.
*Familiar with the management of large-scale logistics, transportation, warehousing, etc.
*Familiar with FMCG and fast paced environment.
*Excellent leadership and negotiation skills.
*A degree would be preferred but not essential
Contact Hannah Collis at KHR for further details.
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