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Despatch Manager

Based in Merthyr is a European leading logistics distribution and supply chain business, turning over £900 million and growing this is a exciting opportunity to join a established business.

Description

Despatch Manager

  • In-bound & out bound logistics: Supplier to delivery destination

  • Integrity of stocks and the accuracy of reporting for the site

  • Receiving / storage / Issuing to each of the separate manufacturing units in the site

  • 3rd Party Supplier Management, selection & contract negotiation

  • Service Management, single point of contact / ownership - Logistics

  • Leadership & management of all logistics staff

  • Deliver on customer commitments in terms of deliveries on time & in full

  • Establish & manage a LEAN approach to Logistics

  • Set and achieve cost targets / budgets to meet standard costs

  • Ensure Logistics are aligned with other key functions

Profile

Despatch Manager

  • Leadership , management and development of a cross functional team

  • Training, mentoring and people development skills

  • Interpersonal & business management skills

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in Logistics

  • Good Commercial acumen / understanding

  • Project management skills

  • Interpersonal & HR management skills

  • Lean or Six sigma Black belt

Job Offer

Despatch Manager

Salary £35,000 - £40,000

Pensions

20 + 8 days holiday

Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14046916/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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