National / UK Logistics Manager

Mase Consulting
From £63,000 to £73,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
06 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
National / UK Logistics Manager (RP1010-TJ) Location: Based anywhere in the Midlands (UK Travel Required) £63K – £73K Basic Company Car Bonus Pension Healthcare 25 Days Holiday Bank Holidays Benefits COMPANY / POSITION Are you driven by improving National Logistics/Transport efficiency through continuous improvement? If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful business who is dedicated to delivering customer satisfaction. This is a key role within our clients operation and one that carries the responsibility of a number of key areas including; Developing and setting a long term UK Logistics strategy. The efficient and effective management of all UK inbound and outbound logistics activities which currently consist of over 400 direct/indirect employees. Defining and implementing a national planning system that will drive least cost routing, whilst ensuring deliveries are on time and in full. Ensuring the business operate a compliant, safe and efficient fleet. Attending senior management meetings. Travelling to other UK sites, spending approximately 1-2 nights away from home per week. Reducing waste and costs whilst improving efficiency and performance of the Logistics operation. Achieving year on year Logistics efficiency improvements including fleet optimisation and utilisation. (OTIF, Cost per vehicle per day, vehicle utilisation, accident reduction) Ensuring service level KPI’s are met in the most cost effective manner. Developing a motivated and successful logistics team, ensuring all members are fully trained on road transport and H&S legislation. Managing a multimillion pound UK logistics budget. Providing monthly forecasts. Agreeing and negotiating 3 rd party haulage contracts, rates and expectations. Driving a safety first culture across the logistics and transport function. Championing site risk assessments and hazard evaluations. PERSON To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST :- Hold a degree (minimum) within Business, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management or affiliated. Hold a national CPC and ideally a NEBOSH or IOSH in H&S. Possess proven experience managing a large national/regional Logistics function. Have experience dealing with external hauliers. Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills. Possess strong leadership and management skills with the ability to implement change. Be able to demonstrate the tangible benefits you have had on a Logistics function. (Cost savings, optimisation improvements etc.) This job was originally posted as