Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager

Michael Page Logistics
£48000 - £60000 per annum + Package
07 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager Client Details A leading Leicestershire based client are recruiting for a Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager to join their ever expanding team. Description Working within the Solution design team based in Leicestershire you will; Support he 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 General Manager 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. Ensure all solutions are highly competitive in order to maximise conversion rates, whilst at the same time ensuring these are deliverable to achieve anticipated profitability Manage customer relationships accordingly Present logistics solutions to customers Be commutable to Leicestershire Profile The successful Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager will have: A proven track record within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain The ability to take a RFQ through the full solutions design cycle A good degree of computer literacy, with knowledge of CAD, Class, Cast, Paragon, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Managers will typically specialise in Warehousing or transportation modelling tools. Capable of facilitating supply chain mapping exercises with customer's 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 The position will offer a very competitive salary which includes: Salary - £48,000 to £60,000 (dependant on experience) Car, Bonus, HC, Plus benefits This job was originally posted as