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Logistics Excellence Manager

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  • Location:

    Netherlands

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Andrew Simpson

  • Contact email:

    andrew.simpson@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +442038796986

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-29

​Pod are excited to be partnered with one of the global leaders in the packaging industry on a greenfield European Logistics Manager position. In the role you will be responsible for setting and implementing new logistics strategy in line with wider business requirements. The position will be based remotely with travel across Europe.

The business has completed a 3 year transformation plan which will see the centralising of key functions while maintaining effective operations at a manufacturing level. This company places a real emphasis on sustainability both in the production of its products and across the wider supply chain with a focus on waste reduction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the new European logistics framework

  • Identify new and emerging opportunities to reduce costs

  • Responsible for complete logistics path from post production to delivery to customer

  • Have a passion for improving logistics process

  • Regularly work cross functionally with other areas of the business including procurement, production and engineering

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in European logistics position

  • Experience leading and implementing excellence programs for logistics

  • Knowledge of road, rail, sea and air freight

  • 3PL management experience

  • Clear and effective communicator

  • Comfortable in a fast paced manufacturing environment

It is essential that the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a passion and interest in logistics and can show commercial awareness to help define and implement a comprehensive logistics strategy.

If this sounds interesting, apply below or send your CV/recommendations to Andrew.simpson@pod-talent.com. Interviews are ongoing.

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.