Logistics Commodity Leader

Petrie Recruitment
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum & benefits
03 Aug 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Elements: • This is a brand new Pan European role, fixing the strategy for all plants, distribution centres and facilities in the Europe region for our client. • At present our client has a high spend in Europe on logistics (couriers, freight, shipping, airfreight etc) the key function of this role is to drive savings in this hitherto un-controlled spend. • Dotted line management to all shipping, dispatch and logistics department to ensure European wide strategy role out. • Tasks will include (but not be limited to): - o Negotiation of consolidated transport/freight contracts (air, sea and road). o Analysis of spend to ensure most beneficial strategy implemented. o Analysis of freight routes and methods to ensure most cost effective strategy defined. o Co-ordination of strategy deployment across all sites. • This role covers all areas of logistics from shipping of large high value instruments to consumable delivery routes to customers and will include specialist items such as dangerous good consumables. • Performance will be assessed on cost reduction whilst maintaining customer satisfaction and OTIF. The ideal candidate will have: - • A seasoned logistics and planning professional with proven experience within a manufacturing environment. • In depth knowledge of multi-modal logistics and the cost drivers within. • Knowledge of shipping and import tariffs. • A proven negotiator. • A proven strategic thinker. • A change agent • MRP experience. For further vacancies, please visit http://www.petrie.co.uk Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/PetrieRecruit Receive updates via http://www.facebook.com/PetrieRecruitment/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/petrie-recruitment This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/65415688