Head of Warehousing & Logistics UK & International

£90000 Per Annum Circa £100,000 plus benefits
10 Oct 2018
07 Nov 2018
Melanie Dallat
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
The Company:

We are delighted to be working with a global FMCG brand who are leading the way with their innovative products and approach.

As they continue to grow, our client are looking for a hands on Head of Warehousing and Logistics to cover the global operation, responsible for a network of distribution centres as well as an existing 3PL logistics relationship this role plays an integral part of the end to end supply chain in one of the UK`s fastest growing companies.

The Opportunity:

This role will involve a significant amount of change as the company are at a cross roads in terms of their supply chain strategy.
Some of the main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

• Responsible for the existing Distribution centres within the UK
• Accountability for the delivery of product globally to a variety of customer channels
• Implement a range of KPIs to ensure excellent service levels
• Inventory Management to ensure effective rotation and storage of stock according to shelf life
• Utilise the relevant tools to ensure effective, productive warehouse operations
• Leverage prior experience to develop and implement best practice

The Person:

Reporting to the Operations director, this role will be challenging but ultimately rewarding for the right person. The successful candidate will thrive under pressure and be able to adapt and operate in a high pressure fast moving environment. You will be a natural leader, able to inspire and motivate your teams to perform. Possessing a lean mindset, you will ensure that customer service is at the heart of decision making and that day to day operations run in an efficient and cohesive manner.

We are looking for candidates who possess the following skills and experience:

• A people leader, able to motivate and drive performance at shop floor level
• Minimum of 2 years experience in a management role
• Proven experience managing a multi-site operation
• 3PL contract management experience
• Ability to multi-task, prioritising your time across numerous disparate projects

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