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Logistics Network Development Manager

Michael Page Logistics have partnered with a leading UK Retailer in their search to find a dynamic and results driven Optimisation specialist to oversee improvements and cost saving initiatives within their;Warehousing, Inventory, Labour Planning, Transport and Transport Planning business units.


This position will:

  • Be responsible for business areas including: Inventory management, Labour planning and Transport planning / optimisation.
  • Work closely with the broader Supply Chain function to ensure operational improvements within the day to day business units.
  • Be accountable for insight and improvement for stock management costs within the UK network.
  • Ensure the shifts and teams are aligned to customer demand, meet service and KPI's.
  • Take ownership of the workforce planning from a process, forecasting and systems perspective.
  • Oversee the current UK distribution planning network to identify efficiencies and cost savings, including reviewing the 3rd party contractors.
  • Manage key metric reporting on a daily, monthly, and annual basis.
  • Improve pick locations on a monthly basis ensuring that the stock is in the most efficient location.
  • Consistently review and improve the stock storage solutions through the business.
  • Introduce, monitor and improve best practice across all stock locations.
  • Be at the forefront of implementing new technologies within the clients network.
  • Manage he workforce in line with flexing demand.


The successful candidate for the Logistics Network Development Manager position will have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • Have a minimum of 3+ years Warehousing, Inventory or Transport experience.
  • Have a LEAN / Six Sigma qualification - Advantageous.
  • Prince2 qualified - Advantageous.
  • Have the ability and a proven track record of influencing key stakeholders within the business.
  • Good IT skills and the ability to interpret data sets.

The ideal candidate for this role may have worked within a: Planning Manager, Optimisation Manager, Network Development Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, Project Manager or Solutions Design Manager position previously.

Job Offer

The Logistics Network Development Manager role offers a great benefits package, including:

  • Salary - £35,000 to £45,000 - DOE
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Company Bonus - 15%.
  • Company Pension scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover.
  • Plus addition company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
JN -102020-1240497
Job Category
Job Type
Salary and benefits
Company Car, 15% Bonus
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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