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European Logistics Manager

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  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Andrew Simpson

  • Contact email:

    andrew.simpson@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-24

We are excited to be working with a key client on an exciting greenfield European Logistics Management vacancy for a global manufacturing company in Amsterdam. The role will play a critical part in a new logistics function with a focus on process improvement for distribution and warehousing across multiple countries in Europe.

Working as a key part of the logistics team you will be regionally responsible for identifying improvement projects with the wider team and working collaboratively to increase OTIF at production and customer level.

The role:

  • Leading position in European logistics within a multinational business

  • Lead and manage process improvement agendas within logistics

  • Work cross functionally with sales, supply chain and sourcing to deliver targets

  • Identify and define new KPIs

  • Managing transport and warehousing capacity

  • Travel required to meet and develop suppliers and supplier relationships

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in European/global logistics within a large business

  • Strong stakeholder management from warehouse to board level

  • Clear and effective communication style

  • Working knowledge of road and land freight

  • Demonstrable experience of process improvement projects in logistics

Interviews are ongoing and the client wants to be in a position to hire ASAP so If you feel like this is a good fit with your experience, apply directly to this advert.

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Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.