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Head of Logistics

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain. They are a Sustainable FMCG brand growing through a rapid amount of growth.

Description

The Head of Logistics in Glastonbury will be responsible for...

  • Oversee a global fulfilment network which is aligned to the business growth plans ensuring our customers receive first class service
  • Anticipate, identify and resolve problems that could delay the release or movement of export shipments ensuring government and customs compliance is adhered to
  • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with both new and existing third parties to achieve an efficient and effective service at all times
  • Working with the Warehouse Manager and Supply Chain to organise most effective delivery times of product for storage into the warehouse and third party 3PL.
  • Development and coaching of the Logistics Team to deliver best in class cost and supply to our Global customers and distributor
  • Ensure all key metrics are managed within an agreed KPI framework and be responsible for maintaining and adhering KPI's in each of the logistics contracts
  • Responsibility for our sustainable standards and policy, carbon neutral to carbon negative
  • Propose, design and implement new systems that deliver improved visibility, control or resource management
  • Planning of future capacity requirements
  • Organise and authorise import and exports, using the most efficient an effecting freight forwarder
  • HS code management in global territories and management of verification partners
  • Management of landing costs (taxes and duties) optimised for the most cost-effective solution
  • Optimised Amazon process flow and supply
  • Reduce non eco-friendly packaging within the supply chain

Profile

The Head of Logistics will have...

  • Previous International Shipping Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of National and International Import and Export Legislation
  • Previous Logistics Management experience
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with 3PL
  • Previous experience of Managing Transport 3PL on a global scale

Job Offer

The Head of Logistics will receive...

  • A salary of between £40,000-£50,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Product Discount
Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
14085961/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Glastonbury
Salary
£40000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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