Logistics Manager

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP37000 per annum +
Posted
21 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Oct 2017
Ref
13854382/001
Contact
Nick Wadding
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for a proven process improvement specialist within an exciting Warehouse operation.

Client Details

Rapidly expanding home furnishings supplier that are looking for a Logistics Manager based in Manchester to continue their impressive growth.

Description

  • Work with all warehouse functions to identify areas of opportunity for improvement (efficiency and cost reduction) and to successfully implement those changes with the business.
  • Develop new processes that deliver zero defects in service delivery for clients
  • Gather statistical data and analyse trends that allow for continuous improvements across Fulfilment
  • Lead kaizen and waste removal activity
  • Lead the implementation of standard work across fulfilment
  • Introduce abnormality tracking and resolution in all Fulfilment processes
  • Development of process maps for all activity
  • Leda QC and PI Functions for the business
  • Plan and lead all stock placement activities based on operational efficiency's and Customer demand

Profile

  • Experience in managing, developing and inspiring a warehouse teams.
  • Lean trained and able to run lean events at all levels
  • Six sigma green belt (min), Black Belt would be an advantage
  • Proven ability in WMS implementation from a warehouse perspective
  • Expert in statistical analysis and able to manipulate and understand complex data
  • A sound understanding of commercial and operational warehousing and logistics.
  • Proven people management skills e.g. dealing with performance issues, grievances, team building and managing change.
  • Experienced in high volume output to tight deadlines (day 1 for day 1).

Job Offer

A Logistics Manager will recieve £35,000 and a great opportunity to progress with the business.