Head of Logistics



Head of Logistics

Head of Logistics.

Role: Head of Logistics

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £90,000-£100,000pa plus senior package

Our client is an industry leader in the food manufacturing sector and recognised as the most efficient producer of their products across the world. An excellent story of sustainability and excelling in service to their customer base are two of the many reasons this business has thrived.

We are supporting them in the search for a Head of Logistics to lead the logistics team across the UK and Ireland, while also overseeing large 3PL contracts and a multimillion pound budget.

This role will involve a heavy day to day focus, coupled with long term strategy linked to customer supply and commercial. At all times your mindset will be to deliver the highest standards of health and safety whilst balancing high levels of service and efficiency throughout the supply chain.

Key internal and external relationships will be critical to success in this role. You will translate the commercial strategy into supply chain plan's and ensure continued delivery to the service levels. Externally, key relationships will be with 3PL providers, supporting and aligning in a cost effective way. At this level it goes without saying you will be responsible for continually looking at ways to improve processes and efficiencies while scanning the horizon for innovations, systems and market developments.

Therefore, we are looking for an experienced logistics professional who has worked in a complex manufacturing/supply chain environment. You will be used to working in a fast paced ever changing environment with strong leadership and influencing skills. Strong transport and warehouse operations understanding is critical while also managing third party logistics providers through your career. Good communication skills is a must, as this sits on the senior leadership team in the commercial function you must have gravitas at senior leadership level. CI and lean qualifications wo...

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