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Transformation Manager (Design & Delivery) – Transport & Warehousing

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  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Seb Taylor

  • Contact email:

    seb.taylor@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    1180161_1654510964

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-06

Transformation Manager (Design & Delivery) - Transport & Warehousing

Suffolk/Cambridgeshire

£55,000 - £65,000 + Car + Bonus

A market leading FMCG organisation that has seen who have seen exceptional growth through multiple business acquisitions, organic growth and high demand for their product is looking to hire for a brand new position as - Transformation Manager

This is a critical role where you will lead a large a scale programme of change as well as developing key projects to improve the warehouse, transport & logistics activity bringing about best in class practices. You will be given full autonomy and ownership to lead the transformation strategy and using your well refined analysis skills to identify bottlenecks and key areas of improvements

We are looking for a hands on, solution-oriented and ambitious individual with a detailed knowledge of transport and/or warehouse activity - who can lead on multiple strategic projects, influence key stakeholders and work cross functionally across both external and internal teams

The culture within this business is one of inclusivity and passion, they have a fantastic focus on people and their development and are looking for a strong individual to join their team!

What you'll be doing:

  • Effectively lead, implement and manage transformation programmes that improve the operations capability, capacity and effectiveness across the entire logistics division.

  • Deep understanding of logistics projects, with a previous track record of driving significant improvement initiatives e.g. Customer Solution Design, Network Design, Operational Improvement, OTIF, and Automation/Systems implementation.

  • Utilising data driven approach to identify key opportunities and risks, suggesting and driving improvements working closely with 3PLs and in house operations teams.

  • A strong collaborator able to engage & communicate with individuals at all levels

  • Able to understand business objectives & prioritise resource efforts to ensure strategic goals are met.

What we're looking for:

  • A passionate and innovative individual with previous experience in a large and complex distribution environment

  • Strong track record delivering key projects within a transformation/project/programme/consultancy role

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and influencing skills

  • Ability to understand complex operations and drive change

  • Enthusiasm to deliver a best in class supply chain and develop yourself and others

  • Bonus point - if you have a background in transport planning/network design, but not a necessity!

Why should you apply for this role?

  • A role where you're given the autonomy and ownership to deliver impact but also shape the strategic vision of the site and network operations

  • Excellent career opportunities - this business is a strong believer in promoting from within and offers high achievers multiple routes to progression

  • Fantastic and growing business with a people centric culture

  • Opportunity to work on critical technology/change projects.


This is a fantastic and rewarding role, where you will be able to define and lead the transformational agenda within a growing business with a fantastic culture! If this sounds like you why apply today! Or reach out to Seb Taylor at Pod Talent.

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.