Logistics / Supply Chain Manager Growing Wholesale Business

Norma Skemp Recruitment
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A wonderful opportunity for an experienced Logistics/Supply chain Manager to join a fun and dynamic team in a fast growing wholesale business.

Responsibilities will include:

·Ensure all clients products and services are dispatched/provided on time

·Manage all their party couriers to deliver at the lowest cost possible

·Manage the delivery rota and develop more efficient routes

·Manage the Operations teams to ensure clients pay for all appropriate services

·Build a positive and constructive working culture across the operations department

·Mediate and resolve adhoc issues between company individuals, clients and suppliers

·Ensure all staff utilise the agreed company systems

·Design and manage the business to consistent and streamlined processes

·Develop and implement systems that deliver a highly effective operations team, cost effectively

·Manage all facilities and ensure working times are adhered to

·Own the move to any premises of the Company

·Create Best Practise documentation and ensure it is being adhered to

·Deliver all Health and Safety requirements and processes

·Lead the Company's IT suppliers (ie: Internet/Phone/Door Entry)

·Manage the overall stock systems and levels

·Ensure monthly stock figures are fed accurately into Finance

·Streamline stock and storage across the two sites

·Ensure timely order of stocks and consumables required

·Lead the negotiations of all stock suppliers

·Contribute to the business' target setting & budgetary process

·Approve all Operations costs in line with the budget

·Manage the Operations Dept to deliver against the approved budget

·Oversee the business to deliver against the approved cost numbers

·Oversee the Events commitments and ensure that these are run at a acceptable profit level and are staffed appropriately

·Manage the café to deliver a profitable growing business unit

Essential Requirements

·Proficient to strong computer skills (excel, work, PPT)

·5+Years of management experience, including team leadership

·Experience in the wholesale and/or retail sector

·Management of production, supply chain or logistics

·Warehouse management including stock/inventory management or 3PL

·Interest in improving systems and processes to improve efficiencies within an organization

·Experience of providing reporting to a senior level

·Strong enthusiastic leader with a lot of energy

·High level of attention to detail and accuracy

·Thorough and methodical approach

·Ability to work in a team and build good relationships with third parties and internal stakeholders

·Strong English language skills

·Strong common sense and can do attitude

·Fast worker who is confident making decisions and articulating what they were based on