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Solutions Design Manager (warehouse)

A market leading 3rd Party logistics provider who is going through a period of investment and development. The are leaders in their field providing a variety of services to their customers covering, Retail, Fashion, Food and Automotive to name a few.

Description

The role of Warehouse Solutions manager will include:

  • Supporting new business opportunities with existing customers for new scope of activity and retention/renewal projects - providing both project leadership and solutions design support, and occasionally new business projects
  • Providing support to the nominated vertical Business Development lead, through the solutions team, in developing commercially compelling and innovative solutions for new customers from data collection through to modelling/sizing, detailed costing, proposal input and presentation preparation
  • High levels of interaction with the customer in conjunction with the sales and operational lead to position the ongoing solution development into a commercially attractive, winning proposition
  • Keeping abreast of developments in logistics within the designated industry sector and ensuring that this information is shared with the relevant Solutions and Operations teams
  • Work with Operations teams to create account development plans for each existing customer, focusing on achieving 100% success in renewals and creating profitable organic growth through the delivery of new products and services with a revenue target per annum.
  • Thoroughly understand the business activities of assigned Customers, and in particular their supply chains, to identify business development opportunities.
  • Develop an engagement strategy with the operations teams to target the key stakeholders in Customer's organisations who have responsibility for renewals and new logistics business opportunities, to create a pipeline of development activity.

Lead the nominated customer through the Solution Design process :

  • Data collection, analysis, creation of business overview documentation
  • Modelling to convert business metrics into warehouse and transport solutions, including network design, channel selection, routing and scheduling, warehouse layout/sizing and productivity/labour planning.

Profile

The successful candidate will / will have:

  • Experience of successfully supporting logistics solutions
  • Experience of logistics operations
  • Experience of support customer solutions
  • Experience of advanced modelling / costing techniques
  • experience working with CLASS, AutoCAD, or similar modelling tools would be advantageous
  • Demonstrate people development, motivational, communication and team skills.
  • Generates motivation to act, to go the extra mile
  • Varied experience of different logistics sectors would be advantageous

Job Offer

Excellent Basic Salary , Company car and fuel card / car allowance, bonus, Healthcare, generous pension scheme

Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
13328534/001
Job Type
Town/City
Birmingham
Salary and benefits
Car,fuel, Bonus
Salary
£45000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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