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EU Logistics Manager

Our client are a well known brand within the food and drinks sector and a market leader in their field.

Description

In the role of EU Logistics Manager you will be responsible for managing the relationship with Third Party Logistics (3PL) providers in the UK, Germany and France, to ensure SLA's and budgets are achieved or exceed plan for each market. The role provides critical communication and liaison on all logistics matters between the three core European markets, Supply and the various 3PL partners. The role also ensures that best practice for all logistics processes are adopted in each core market. The role is responsible for managing a budget of $10 million. Therefore, a key part of this role is focusing on how to optimise the required service levels and continue to find ways of minimising the budget. This specifically means running the 3PL Tender Process to ensure competitiveness within the markets, and Project Managing any subsequent implementation of a new 3PL.

Profile

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Degree level education preferred - business discipline an advantage
  • Supply Chain qualification / certification preferred (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport)
  • A second European language (French or German) is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrable history of logistics career success, preferably across the EU
  • Strong knowledge of production processes
  • Extensive experience of working with 3PL partners
  • Detailed knowledge of Lean philosophy, tools and techniques
  • Seasoned Supply Chain practitioner - in-depth knowledge of supply chain principles, warehousing and transport
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

Job Offer

You will receive a competitive salary and benefits along with the chance to join a genuinely fantastic business.

Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
JN -112020-1554304
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Basingstoke
Salary and benefits
car, Bonus
Salary
£65000 to £80000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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