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Job Title

Logistics Project Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesProject Management
Date Posted13 February 2018

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The Logistics Project Manager will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership by taking accountability of both short to long term Warehousing and Transport Projects.

This senior position will involve reviewing the site's operation, processes and systems with a view of driving for operational efficiencies.

Client Details

My client is a leading distribution business based in North Birmingham.


The Logistics Project Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing the site's operation, processes, flows and equipment with a view to making continuous efficiency improvements

  • Providing strategic and tactical leadership, taking accountability for the overall planning activity and development of the site both short term and supporting the customers longer term strategic plans (2-5 years)

  • Ensuring effective communication throughout the operation; engaging with the management team and creating a culture of involved change

  • Lead, develop and inspire direct reports to ensure that the team is performance focussed and engaged, so that business goals can be achieved whilst maximising individuals potential

  • Support site continuous improvement programmes, identifying opportunities to further improve efficiency and effectiveness

  • Support/lead developmental solutions for the DC through equipment specification, material flow, process design, and site layout

  • Collaboration with internal teams and external vendors to generate cost effective solutions

  • Support the strategic management of third parties, in particular engineering contractors with a view to driving efficiencies and improved service levels


The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of Logistics
  • Proven Project management experience
  • Prince2 or Six Sigma Qualifications would be advantageous
  • Understanding of Process Flow solutions Highly autonomous in your approach with a positive 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to evaluate processes and understand where automation can improve efficiency within a distribution set up
  • Analytical with the ability to align development plans to short and longer term objectives
  • Preferably supply chain experience in a high-volume operation or in an extensive multi-site contract preferably with a leading retailer/distributor
  • You will have experience of working closely with clients and developing effective working relationships
  • You should have excellent inter personal skills be able to communicate at all levels professionally and discreetly
  • You must have a proven track record of developing, guiding and engaging a team to deliver exceptional levels of customer service
  • You must have the energy, determination and commitment to operate in an environment where regular customer contact and scrutiny is the norm and effective customer communication is essential

Job Offer

£60,000 + benefits

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