Fulfilment & Logistics E-commerce Manager REF ZZ 986

An exciting opportunity for a Logistics and E-commerce Manager to join this rapidly growing Freight Forwarder near Heathrow.

Salary £45-55k

Duties Include:

·Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers

·Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance

·Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements

·Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs

·Negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers

·Select carriers/suppliers and monitor service against performance criteria

·Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports or customer issues

·Review impact of logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or carriers and report results to others

·Assess and make recommendations for logistics and warehouse processes in potential new facilities or plants and advise of cost implications and efficiency

·Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements with the help of direct reports

·Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies and ensure inventory and system records are in agreement

·Keep track of slow moving and obsolete stock.

·Identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process.

·Interpret trends and analyse and review data. Provide meaningful logistics data to others in the organisation to aid customer service and cost improvements

·Ensure IT systems in place are effective, maintained and accurate

Qualifications:

·Min 3 years of warehousing and fulfilment managerial experience.

·Strong understanding of inventory management systems

·Prior experience of working in logistics/supply chain/transportation function within the automotive or manufacturing environment with a comprehensive knowledge of logistics processes and procedures

·Expert knowledge of technical regulations related to logistics such as import/export and customs regulations, including security requirements to include certification in dangerous goods handling and aviation security

·High degree of knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing and automotive processes and components and of supply chain management

·Strong IT systems knowledge and skills

·Advanced Excel user

·Ability to analyse and manipulate technical and complex data and provide meaningful information

·Membership of an appropriate professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport would be advantageous

·For Health and Safety Management IOSH training is a MUST

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial.