MVP’s client is a well-known household name, currently going through an exciting period of development and transformation. They have an exciting new role for a Logistics Development Manager.
Within this role you will visit DC’s within the network and review and validate processes, ultimately
reducing inefficiencies in the end to end process by defining appropriate operating models.
Key accountabilities will include:
Define standards and benefits for strategic operational improvements e.g. new WMS, and support operations with the benefits delivery through process engineeringDesign and develop operating processes to enable the development of working operational and work cross-functionally to create functional design specs and agree warehouse layoutsProvide assurance of compliance with processes and an independent view of operating performance.Work with the Operational CI team to keep abreast of operational issues and concernsIdentify process or system issues that are impacting performance or capacity and opportunities to improve – owning the larger scale or more strategic development plansCollaborate with internal and external team members in the creation of pragmatic network designs, bringing to life the strategic operating models to achieve business objectives.Provide thought leadership and propose use of relevant innovation and technology to improve operating efficiency
The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
Industrial engineering or productivity analysis background /experienceUnderstanding of warehouse/logistics technologies e.g. Warehouse Management SystemsEnd to End and commercial thinkingProcess mapping skills, ability to interpret dataOperational experience and hands on individual, flexible to work and travel within a DC networkAbility to build good working relationships across operations and HO functions