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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package

  • Contact:

    Sam Berke

  • Contact email:

    sam.berke@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14183_1623087610

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I'm excited to be working with a fast growing, innovative Logistics scale up on an exciting Logistics Director role. This role, overseeing operations, scalability and growth for this fast-paced food business, offers an opportunity to drive Logistics strategy and make a real impact on a business with sustainability and innovation at it's core.

This role is based in London, with some flexibility for remote working. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary + package and potential equity.

The Role:

  • Oversee Chilled 3PL warehouse and transport relationships, ensuring maximum service levels and performance by 3PL partners and identifying room for improvement across the operation
  • Identify and undertake geographical expansions, helping the business expand into new markets
  • Work alongside the Customer Service team in a customer-facing capacity to identify issues, concerns and room for improvement from the customer perspective
  • Work with Product Managers/Technology Engineering teams to improve technology and innovate new tech solutions at every stage of the customer journey.

Who we're looking for:

  • 5+ years in a managerial role in a Cold-Chain Logistics Management role - Chilled experience is essential!!
  • Experience overseeing both Warehousing and Transport operations, with contract management/3PL management experience
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to identify weaknesses in 3PL operations and room for improvement across the network
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

For more information, please get in touch!

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