Logistics Project Manager
A growing manufacturing company in the Leicestershire area are looking for a Logistics Project Manager to join them on a FTC to assist their role out of a 2 year project. Initially until June 2017 with the possibility of extending, the Logistics Project Manager will be responsible for the role out of 20 new regional stock holding centres. Working closely with the Head of Manufacturing, you will be responsible for the implementation of their growth plan. This will include converting the current regional stock holding centres and doing the full project management of the sourcing to go live of 20 more. The role will involve travel around the UK.
- You will have the responsibility of sourcing ideal warehouse space around the UK, negotiating on rates meeting the project requirements.
- Working closely with contractors around the UK to convert the spaces into the required warehouse blueprints, ensuring all work is completed within the timescales outlined.
- Building strong relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure warehouses meet the specifications required with different departments.
- Leading the recruitment and selection of staff and implementing the training scheme.
- Communication with internal stakeholders regarding go live dates.
- Ensuring all documentation, including SOPs, is completed within the set timeframe.
- Draw up reports on the progress as required.
- Proven experience of opening stock holding centres or distribution centres is essential.
- Project management qualifications are desirable.
- You will be able to hit the ground running and work on your own.
- Ability to travel around the UK as needed, the role is primarily based in Leicestershire but will have travel required once the sites are established.
As the project has already started, this position will be to start as soon as possible!
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