Logistics Manager

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distribution company based in Cranbrook, Kent.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Logistics Manager to join their successful team.

The Logistics Manager will report directly into the Senior Logistics Manager and will be accountable for planning, prioritising and managing all inbound and outbound freight distribution operations, establishing business controls focused on quality management processes, and cost control methodologies; providing leadership and support for staff; build long long-term relationships with customers; and ensuring compliance with company policies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

*Assist with planning, prioritisation and management of freight distribution operations to ensure timely delivery and quality service.
*Support and train the team that provides effective organisational capabilities and depth.
*Ensure Drivers are trained in the correct procedures for operating company equipment and that freight is being expedited in a safe and timely manner.
*Effectively deploy support resources to pursue continuous improvement opportunities.
*Support new business growth and development.
*Follow up with the team to ensure problems and issues are addressed and resolved.
*Ensure compliance with company policies

Experience Required:

*Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
*Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.
*Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees and customers.
*In-depth knowledge of receiving, stock movement, inventory control, distribution practices and standard business practices.
*Demonstrated success in leading, supervising, managing and developing high-performance teams.
*Makes customers and their needs a primary focus developing and sustaining productive relationships.
*Ability to plan, organise and manage multiple projects and set priorities.
*Hold a National CPC licence.

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Transport Manager

We are currently working with a growing and well established manufacturing and logistics company that serves London and the South.

Due to ongoing growth, they are seeking an experienced Transport Manager who has knowledge of the distribution and logistics industry.

The successful candidate will manage over 50 drivers and vehicles, maximising the performance of the operation and safety of the branch logistics divisions. You must have a keen passion for achieving KPI’s, Health and Safety Awareness, motivating the team, ensuring Company and legislative requirements are maintained and strive to achieve the company’s Core Values.

Responsibilities will include:

* Logistics
* Responsible for management of drivers
* Provide support to Operational team and business alike
* Performing regular transport audits to ensure compliance and provide month end/quarterly reports.
* Build and maintain effective relationships with external customers and clients

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Leadership and managerial experience – at least 3 years
Experience of advanced telematics and driver behaviour measurement
Experience with working to deadlines, budgets and KPI’s
Standard / International CPC
Compliance with legislation and O licence procedures
Experienced in Logistics or Transport Management industry
Experience of working within a 3PL environment

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Planner (Inventory/Stock)

Planner (Inventory/Stock)

Would you like to work for a leading business that is expanding across Europe and the US.

If you have previous planning skills and experience then we have a role for you….

The Client
They have been operational for over 15 years and work with some of the best designers and finest materials to offer the best in design, innovation and quality. They are proud of the products and service they provide to their customers, and really do believe in the importance of the great team.

With a sales driven, professional and focused approach, they work together to create and sell sophisticated market leading products to their large network of prestigious hotels, architects and house builders, merchants and independent retailers.
Planner Duties:
Adopt best-practices to achieve company objectives. Working within the Planning function providing strategic, operational and day-to-day support ensuring that Customer Service levels and Inventory targets are achieved in line with business objectives

Planner Key areas of responsibility:
*Work within the Planning function to provide a procurement schedule to suppliers which achieves company objectives with respect to Inventory Turns, Customer Service and Cost.
*Support cross functional development and implementation of new planning processes including S&OP.
*Propose improvements to Planning Policies, Procedures and Metrics.
*Actively participate as a member of the planning team to develop and guide the department
*Work according to the strategy, policies and procedures defined by the Planning Manager to optimise inventory to achieve financial objectives (cash / working capital) and customer service objectives (OTIF).
*Provide regular and effective supplier performance reviews and notifications
*Contribute ideas and suggestions to develop and improve the “Customer Offer” to meet business objectives.
*Understand, update and publish metrics to demonstrate Supply Chain performance, these should include but are not limited to
oInventory health
oForecast accuracy
oCustomer OTIF
oSupplier OTIF
oBackorder value
*Manage the supply of bespoke items
*Provide support of New Product Introductions and Product End of Life (EOL)
*Assist with the management of the stock take process

Planner Key skills and qualifications:
*Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within a Planning environment
*To look for continuous improvements and embrace change to drive the business forward.
*Uses data and analytics to proactively monitor and review plans to hit or exceed targets and drives root cause analysis to ensure a permanent fix
*Demonstrated ability to negotiate with and influence colleagues, peers and external suppliers; proven ability to participate as member of the planning team and resolve supply issues collaboratively.
*Proven ability to successfully manage a multitude of high priority tasks simultaneously.
*Ability to make good judgments in an increasingly complex global business by effectively sourcing and analysing critical information and making effective, timely decisions; taking into account the needs and impacts on business stakeholders.
*Work closely with other areas of the business to develop a clear understanding of the implications their decisions have both in the short and long term.
*Ability to make effective decisions in line with business objectives

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Finance and Business Analyst

Finance and Business Analyst

Our client is a fast paced wholesaler supplying a fantastic range of product in to retailers and direct to consumers. The business started nearly 35 years ago and has grown into a multinational operation supplying to over 40 countries around the world.

They have doubled in size in the last 4 years with plans for further growth. Aside from good career opportunities and the chance to work with a growing international organisation, there is also an array of excellent benefits that the company offers.

They require an ambitious Finance and Business Analyst to join them and work with the Financial Controller and Operations Director providing that essential business partnering link between Finance and Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*To manage and manipulate financial and operational data to provide insightful management information to enable the board to fully understand the business and make key strategic decisions.
*Developing a suite of meaningful KPI reports, evolving them continuously as the need to understand the business is ever changing.
*Maintaining and creating SQL queries and functions.
*Ownership of the operational accounting of the business (Stock, revenue, costs of sales, commissions, rebates, pricing)
*Reconciliations, forecasting and budgeting
*Exporting and compiling of product data from Sage 200
*Analytical review against history/expectations
*Ensure integrity and accuracy of the underlying data in Sage 200 by reviewing, developing and implementing robust and effective policies and processes.
*EU VAT data analysis and reporting
*Ad hoc reporting requests

Requirements
*A recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or studying towards
*Strong IT literacy – understanding of databases, advanced excel & SQL skills
*Sage 200 experience would be beneficial
*Strong numerical skills and ability to handle large amounts of data
*A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
*Having worked in a manufacturing, wholesale or product based business would be advantageous.
*International exposure would be beneficial (EU VAT etc)
*The ability to confidently communicate with the directors and management

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Warehouse Operatives / Picker Packer

Warehouse Operatives / Picker Packers – Temporary

We are working with a growing business in Gillingham who require warehouse workers on a temporary basis:

Tuesday 31st July When available until 5pm
Wednesday 1st August 8am – 5pm

Could be further shifts released thereafter

Duties
*Receipting goods into stock using warehouse management system
*Transferring stock from the holding area into a racking area
*Replenishing stock
*The safe, effective, customer and business focused picking and packing of a range of stock for business user’s and end user’s across the UK
*Packing and loading
*Compile orders by picking stock items from a range of locations, packing safely and effectively for forward transportation
*Maintain own and others awareness of key Health and Safety practices (including manual handling
*Ensure warehouse and surrounding areas are kept clean, tidy and hazard free

Key skills and qualifications
*Previous experience of picking and packing
*Customer focused and well presented
*Able to work well alone and as part of a team
*Flexible and self-motivated

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Product Manager with Marketing bias

Product/Brand Executive

The role
They are looking for a highly motivated, commercially minded graduate, or marketer to join their marketing team and work closely with their line manager to help drive new product development. This will involve researching, developing and executing assignments to maximise the on-going growth of the brand and products for their international business.

You will be responsible for performing a number of administrative functions in a support capacity utilising organisational, analytical and numerate skills. Accurate and well organised with a can-do approach, you will interact and learn from the team around you, to help you provide a dependable support function within the departments wide marketing sphere.

Key Responsibilities:
*Involved in the supplier side of the business to help refine the existing range and develop new products.
*Liaise with our supply chain in a timely, accurate manner to roll out new products.
*Carry out competitor analysis, customer analysis, consumer research and market research to identify trends and support new product development.
*Co-ordinate and deliver product administration to include but not limited to quotations, samples, specifications, product and sales data, quality management, etc..
*Update and maintain the department’s documentation and databases with regards to the product data.
*Assist with the product packaging development process by proofing with a creative flair and attention to detail.
*Assist with the production of marketing materials and literature by supplying the relevant product information.
*Coordinate the ongoing quality control to test the products for its intended use and make sure it performs up to the agreed specifications and liaise with suppliers.

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Customer Service Coordinator

Customer Support Coordinator

We currently have a brilliant opportunity for Customer Support Coordinator to join an expanding company with an international presence in East Sussex.

They are leaders in their field with a number of patented designs. Expanding through numerous offices due to ongoing success.

The role of the Customer Services Coordinator is to successfully manage the Customer Services function, providing excellent service and support to the whole team and customers alike.

The role will include –
*Ensuring all customer orders are processed in an efficient and timely manner. This includes entering the order onto the Sage accounts system, liaising with the customer for any necessary amendments and to resolve any discrepancies, passing to the warehouse for despatch and monitoring through to delivery, working closely with both the Sales and Warehouse departments.
*Answering and handling phone enquiries from the main office line, including giving details of product availability and stock levels, cost enquiries, basic technical advice on the products, customer complaints. Passing calls to colleagues and taking and passing on messages when required.
*Arranging collections with customers of incorrect or surplus stock from site for restocking.
*Arranging site visits coordinating with Account Manager’s and the client for mutually agreeable dates etc.
*Sending out of marketing material to clients when required and notifying Marketing Manager when literature is low in stock.
*Obtaining PoD’s and chasing up ETA’s with hauliers and carriers both over the phone and on portal websites.
*Monitoring of back orders seeing these through to delivery.

Suitable Candidate;
*Minimum two years previous experience working in a customer service role.
*Fully conversant and competent with Sage accounting is essential.
*Basic educational qualifications in Maths and English.
*To be self-motivated with a willingness to work alone as well as part of a team.
*To maintain a customer focused approach at all times, making the customer feel reassured.
*To take ownership of actions, seeing them through to completion
*IT skills, ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel. Sage accounts package.
*Ability to learn new methods and systems
*Neat, tidy, well ordered and disciplined with a desire to learn and improve personal performance
* A full clean driver’s license and vehicle is essential due to location of premises.
* Opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Senior Warehouse Operative

Senior Warehouse Operative

Do you have experience working in a busy warehouse? Do you have experience working in a senior role?

One of Europe’s leading suppliers in their specialist field are currently looking to hire and experienced Senior Warehouse Operative.

With sites in Sevenoaks and Marden it is essential that the Senior Warehouse Operative can, and is willing to travel to both warehouses when needed.

Responsibilities of the role:

– Overseeing the smooth running of two warehouses in managers absence
– Managing customers expectations, ensuring orders are met on time
– Stock control
– Picking and packing
– Liaising with transport and logistics companies
– Implementing and monitoring Health & Safety
– Work closely with the Warehouse Manager

Candidate profile:

– Warehouse experience
– Experience in a senior role
– Positive attitude
– Good verbal and written communication
– Forklift licence
– Ability to report back to senior staff

On offer:

£20,000 – £24,000pa

Discretionary bonus
26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
Pension
Parking on site

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm

To be consider please apply today, alternatively call Hannah at KHR – Recruitment Specialist for more information.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager

Do you have experience managing a busy warehouse? Do you consider yourself to be authoritative, organised and a strong communicator?

One of Europe’s leading suppliers in their specialist field are currently looking to hire and experienced Warehouse Manager.

With sites in Sevenoaks and Marden it is essential that the Warehouse Manager can and is willing to travel to both warehouses when needed.

Responsibilities of the role:

– Overseeing the smooth running of two warehouses
– Managing customers expectations, ensuring orders are met on time
– Stock control
– Liaising with transport and logistics companies
– Managing budget, achieving maximum cost-effective productivity
– Implementing and monitoring Health & Safety
– Hands on in the warehouse when necessary
– Led a team of warehouse operatives
– Liaise closely with operations team

Candidate profile:

– Previous experience managing a warehouse
– Positive attitude
– Good verbal and written communication
– Experience of an ERP system
– Forklift licence
– Ability to report back to senior operations staff

On offer:

£28,000 – £34,000pa

Discretionary bonus
26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
Pension
Parking on site

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm

To be consider please apply today, alternatively call Hannah at KHR – Recruitment Specialist for more information.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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