Logistics Manager (SG19) Warwickshire, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP52000 per annum

An excellent opportunity for a degree qualified Logistics Manager to join an internationally recognised brand.

In addition to developing and managing the logistics service providers the Logistics Manager plays a vital role within the Corporate Purchasing Department. You will be responsible for leading a strong internal team and ensure constructive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads, manages, develops and trains their Logistics Assistants and Logistics Administrators.
  • Develops and maintains constructive working relationships with logistics service providers.
  • Identifies, investigates and proposes cost saving opportunities within the supply chain and develops operational plans for implementation, while ensuring performance is monitored and recorded to aid in continuous improvement.
  • Obtains and verifies transport rates from Logistics service providers to determine market rates for specific lanes.
  • Reviews proposed logistics routes for operational viability and cost effectiveness.
  • Conducts Logistics service provider audits in relation to movement of consignments, temperature and delivery window adherence.
  • Checks domestic and international freight invoices against contract rates in preparation for authorisation.
  • Carries out visits to suppliers, Logistics service providers and freight forwarders where necessary.
  • Works closely with other Logistics Managers to ensure consistency, alignment and efficiency where areas overlap and to continuously improve service and costs.

Educational Qualifications

  • 2:1 Degree or above
  • Supply Chain and Logistics industry qualifications

Other Skills

  • Leadership,
  • Team Management¬†
  • Strong Communicator
  • Cost Savings
  • Budget Management¬†