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Warehouse and Logistics Manager

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain. They are sustainable Ecommerce operation who put the planet first. They are a family run business with a great story to tell.

Description

The Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Cornwall will be responsible for...

  • Optimise distribution centre efficiency for operational capacity and service at both in house and 3PL level.
  • Coordinate and track the worldwide movement of goods through the logistics chain including sea, air and land ensuring OTIF within budget.
  • Own and organise the logistics chain, including storage of goods, managing information accrued from point of origin to delivery, orchestrating transportation movements, and arranging for ancillary services when required.
  • Execute logistics plans and subcontractors to move products and packages to reach destinations on schedule.
  • Review freight rates and other transportation / warehouse costs to keep working costs within budget.
  • Identify best practices within the logistics network that can be implemented in the wider supply chain.
  • Look to reduce our carbon footprint as we develop our logistics chain.
  • Set and report to budgets for the Logistics functions and KPIs for the supply chain.
  • Lead and manage a team.
  • Implementing and operating IT systems to manage timings, costs and stock levels: including WMS.
  • Establish and implement procedures, documentation and policies to ensure logistics issues are handled swiftly and cost effectively.
  • Analysing data to assess performance, discover logistical problems and devise plans for improvements.
  • Lead commercial reviews and negotiations with 3PL suppliers.
  • Scoping new solutions and potential partners and negotiating these partnerships to deliver platforms for growth.

Profile

The Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Cornwall must have...

  • You will have a proven track record of delivering successful Logistical operations, ideally working in Retail, Wholesale & Digital Commerce sectors in the last 5 years.
  • You will have led and delivered Logistics operations from a budget value of £10 million + per annum.
  • You will have lead teams of up to 80 direct heads and managed multiple 3PL partners including sourcing, negotiating, and exiting partnerships.
  • You will have experience of sourcing and opening international consolidation and distribution centres at either 3PL or Market place drop ship models / FBA.
  • You will have experience of developing and managing relationships with international logistics suppliers.
  • You will have strong logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • It is essential that you can time manage with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • You'll have advanced Data analysis skills, including MS Excel skills and WMS experience.
  • You will be data driven, with strong analytical skills.
  • You'll have excellent people skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business.
  • As a skilled leader you'll be adept at managing a teams and workflows across multiple locations.
  • You'll have an in-depth knowledge of the entire logistics function.
  • You'll have a passion for the detail, with the ability to explain them in layman's term

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive...

  • A salary between £40,000-£50,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff Discount Scheme
Advertiser
Michael Page Logistics
Reference
JN -112020-1554575
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Cornwall
Salary
£40000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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