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Inventory & Logistics Process Manager

Job Title: Inventory & Logistics Process Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91691
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2013 15:50

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity with a leading multinational blue chip FMCG business as an Inventory & Logistics Process Manager. You will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the European pick, pack and distribution operation. This role is central to the supply chain and works in tandem with the inventory team to manage inbound and outbound logistics processes. Responsibilities: * For the management of orders through automated, semi automated and manual picking processes, product adjustments and dispatch * Ensure that the business strategy of zero late orders is met to facilitate projected sales * Provide leadership for the distribution centre, developing a continuous improvement culture * Identify and implement operational cost savings * Drive performance through KPI management * Ensure compliance to strict quality procedures * Management of distribution processes * Implement LEAN and 5S processes across the site * Ensure and monitor site H&S compliance through KPI management * Budget responsibility as well as short term and long term planning Experience: * Hands on experience of a production or distribution environment * Strong leadership, motivational, influencing and people management skills (100+ staff) * Proven track record of implementing operational improvements * Requires strong customer focus * Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks * Positive, proactive attitude to health & safety at work, to identify risk areas and proactively implement contingency plans * Budget management * Continuous improvement mentality with proven results If this sounds like the environment and challenge you could deliver exceptions results within and thrive to develop and progress please apply, in return our client offers an excellent package and competitive basic salary. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.