Package: £50k – £60k salary + 10% Bonus + Benefits

Territory: Southampton Depot

This company is a global business that generates in excess of £1 billion in revenue per year and employs around 2,000 staff across the world. The company is a market leader within the UK construction industry that manufacturers a range of high quality building products. Ideally this will be your last career move as the company with offer long term opportunities and job stability.

The Role – Logistics Manager

The responsibilities of the Logistics Manager will be as follows:

  • Using SAP ERP systems to efficiently carry out the role
  • Management and training of logistics functions
  • Local and operational and facilities management of the Southampton depot
  • Manage and implement efficient receipt, storage, stock management and dispatch of materials
  • Improve systems and operations to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Implement projects to improve service levels and reduce budget spends
  • Build the departmental budget
  • Propose and implement operational and logistical changes
  • Cost management of the logistics operations
  • Active management of plant shift schedules, network design, sourcing, inventory and transport management
  • Responsible for annual freight budgets
  • Monitor freight costs and trends
  • Implement and undertake performance reviews
  • Accountability for site safety and safe work practices
  • Overseeing a team of 6
  • Guiding your team on planning, transport, network design, warehouse management, supply chain, inventory management, IT and professional development

The Person – Logistics Manager

In terms of experience for this Logistics Manager role you must have:

  • Experience in SAP ERP systems
  • Demonstrable track record managing logistical and supply chain operations
  • An understanding of freight rates at a lane level and the factors that impact customer needs
  • Management and mentoring experience
  • Experience with multiple concurrent assignments
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst ensuring quality control
  • Ability to problem solve and implement the necessary course of action
  • Attention to detail and the ability to deliver results
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to effectively motive and coach colleagues
  • Demonstrate advanced skills in various Microsoft programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Passion, energy and the drive to succeed

In return you will be given a long term career within an ever growing, developing and forward thinking business. If you are interested in this Logistics Manager role and you have the necessary skills and experience please apply now!

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