Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire 40K 45K Basic + 15% Bonus + 8.5% Pension + Private Healthcare + 25 Days Holiday (increasing to 30 days) + Public Holidays + Phone + Laptop + Benefits COMPANY My client is an international market leader with operations across the globe. They have developed a strong brand identity and a solid reputation for delivering innovative and reliable solutions to its clients. With continued success this year, they now wish to recruit a Regional Logistics Manager to strengthen their UK & European operation.
POSITION As a Regional Logistics Manager you will be responsible for: Managing my client s logistics operation in the UK, Sweden, Germany and France. Operating from my clients UK office and spending approximately 10-20% of your time in Europe. Reporting in to the Logistics Director who is based overseas.
Managing, motivating and developing a team of 5 direct reports (Warehouse Supervisors, Shipping etc.) Managing the European Logistics budget (warehouse operating expenses and regional freight) and ensuring my clients sites operate within it on a monthly basis. All logistics matters for Europe and the smooth running of the UK warehouse and shipping department. Negotiating with regional freight forwarders to control costs and improve service.
Coordinating import and export activities with freight forwarders/brokers to ensure on time delivery to my clients other locations and end customers. Enforcing trade compliance regulations. Coordinating with sales, manufacturing and customers to improve service and reduce costs.
Working with the I.T department to develop automated tools to improve operations and reporting. PERSON To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you MUST:- Have a minimum of 3 years experience as a multisite Logistics Manager within an import/export business. (exposure to overseas sites would be a distinct advantage) Be comfortable working autonomously and possess the capabilities to manage both UK and overseas staff. Be willing to travel within Europe. (10-20% of your time) Be a strong communicator with the ability to interact at all levels.
Have gained exposure within a large matrix organisation structure. Any additional European languages would be beneficial but not essential. APPLY This is a very URGENT requirement.
To apply for this position please send your CV in confidence to [email protected] quoting reference MC875 .
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