Warehouse Solutions Manager (Flexible Location)

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP55000 per annum + FX Car / Allowance, Bonus
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
13357690/001
Contact
Phil Townend
Specialist Area
Logistics, Operations
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Progress your career within logistics as a Warehouse Solutions Design Manager within an internationally recognised Third Party Logistics provider that offers excellent progression opportunities

Client Details

My Client is a leading Third Party Logistics Provider

Description

Working within the Solution design team

* Supporting the business development teams in the pursuit of new business and supporting current operations with re-engineering and continuous improvement projects

* Devising logistics solutions and supply chain re-design for customers as part of business development and contract renewal projects

* Costing solutions & working with operations to ensure delivery of solutions to the customer, according to the solution budgets

* Support the Business development Directors/managers in identification and development of new solution sets

* Represent the Solution Design Team at customer meetings

* Lead supply chain mapping workshops with potential clients With specific lead responsibility for the design, delivery and continuous improvement of supply chain solutions on a UK, European & Global basis. Ensuring all solutions are highly competitive in order to maximize conversion rates, whilst at the same time ensuring these are deliverable to achieve anticipated profitability

Profile

A good degree of computer literacy, with knowledge of AutoCAD, Class, Cast, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Managers will typically specialise in Warehouse modelling tools.

Capable of facilitating supply chain mapping exercises with customers

Ability to demonstrate analytical and logical thinking; data manipulation skills are essential to this role

Good written and spoken English is essential and other European languages desirable

Technical aptitude - this role requires the use of a variety of supporting software tools

Able to assess existing operations (own / customer) and identify areas for improvement

Ability to think conceptually and translate ideas to "real world"

Good communication skills; good listener and effective in communicating ideas. Frequently required to present to customer's senior management teams.

People management skills, including objective setting, resource allocation and performance review

Logistics / operational experience with ideally a varied experience in a logistics solutions design role

Able to demonstrate successfully implemented solutions

Proven track record in managing solution design projects

Awareness of relevant industry legislation

Commercial awareness and understanding

Job Offer

My client is willing to offer a salary of between £40,000 and £55,000 + Car + Bonus