Interim Logistics Manager

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Interim Logistics Manager Ref: PHS9238-1

Leading FMCG building products manufacturer, requires Interim Logistic Manager due to secondment

Reporting to: Works Manager - Responsible for 30 staff; with 4 reporting direct
  1. Outline of role:
    Management and development of all planning, customer service ,material scheduling and control, warehousing and despatch functions

  2. Key accountabilities:
    1. Cost control within department
    2. Recruitment and selection , training, development , disciplinary, objective setting and performance review
    3. Product service levels and availability – incorporating CSI measurements
    4. Health and Safety of despatch and warehouse section
    5. Partnership control with 3rd party transport
    6. Customer service pillar owner
    7. Capacity and Operational planning and control
    8. Material scheduling , control and stock integrity
    9. Warehouse activities and despatch volumes
    10. Site responsibility for central co-ordination of planning activities

  3. Key Measures:
    1. CSI performance (customer service index)
    2. Despatch volumes
    3. Internal transfer success
    4. Stock and Inventory accuracy
    5. Product availability
    6. H&S Incidents
    7. Budget control
    8. Haulage costs

Candidate requirements:
  1. Essential Qualities
    • A "Team player" who leads from the front, with excellent man management and communication skills

  2. Experience
    • FMCG industry (fast moving consumer goods)
    • Warehousing and storage preferably using WMS (warehouse management systems)
    • MRP/ERP
    • Capacity planning, operation scheduling, material management and control

Location: Leeds

Duration: 9 months +

Start date: Mid August

Daily Rate: £350 - £450 plus expenses

Logistics Manager

If you are suitable, available and an interim manager registered with us, please email me:

  1. A short synopsis of yourself (assignment targeted profile and bullet points of relevant experience, 10 to 20 lines).
  2. An up to date CV.
  3. Minimum daily rate.
  4. Contact details of two referees.