Head of Logistics

£70000 - £90000 per annum Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare and more


Mark Dawson

Job Description

Head of Logistics

If you are an experienced Logistics/operations professional looking for a new challenge then read on….We are assisting a global automotive supplier with the recruitment of a new Head Of Logistics for their facility near Coventry. You will take overall responsibility for a logistics team of around 100 people and ensure a smooth and efficient flow of materials to the production lines and the efficient despatch of finished goods to your customer base.

Head of Logistics main responsibilities:

  • Own, monitor and continually improve all logistics processes and procedures and ensure that there is a smooth line of communication between all internal departments such as purchasing, production and IT to enable the business to be in the best position to meet production targets.
  • Review inbound transport providers and work with these to improve inbound supply of parts and materials to the facility.
  • Lead, train, develop and mentor the logistics team to enable everyone to always perform at their best. You will also spot internal talent and where possible work with these individuals to further develop their skill sets and careers.
  • You will take responsibility for the logistics budget and continually monitor costs, as well as preparing annual budgets.
  • Develop and lead the S&OP Process for the business

Skills and Experience required as the Head of Logistics:

  • A proven background in working within a similar role within a fast-paced manufacturing business, this could also include time spent as an Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Materials Manager or Production Manager, however it could also include a well-rounded individual with director level experience.
  • Ability to use SAP and to have a wide-ranging knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.
  • High level experience of working within a Just in Time (JIT) environment.
  • CI, Kanban, Lean experience with the ability to lead projects

The company offer the Head of Logistics a salary of between £70k-£90k with a fantastic benefits package including bonus and company car.

If you fit the bill and it sounds like a great opportunity, please get in touch.

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