Logistics Planning Team Manager

£ 30,000 to £ 33,000 per annum
West Midlands
Contract Type:

MVP’s client is a market leading multi-channel retailer, with an impressive reputation and excellent opportunities for career development.

They currently have an exciting development opportunity for an ambitious logistics professional to oversee a team of analysts who manage both the warehouse and transport planning activities of the Logistics function, ensuring the successful flow of merchandise and supporting the needs of the business now and in the future.


This role is essential for them to drive the “right first time” ambition of the Logistics function.

Key Responsibilities:

Motivation and development of the Logistics Planning Team creating a cross functional and dynamic team.Work with Supply and the commercial departments, to ensure active awareness of forthcoming events, opportunities and initiatives. Provide the cross category key interface between Logistics and Supply Chain teams balancing service requirements and costs.Translate long-term demand plans coming from the Business Units into supply plans by working closely with Inbound and warehouse to identify and manage constraints.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Operational experience in Retail, FMCG or 3PL logisticsHighly analyticalKnowledge of Logistics systems including but not exclusively WMS , SAP, MetapackPeople management experience - understands importance of inspiring, valuing, training and developing a team to grow capability and achieve results Appreciation for the end to end flow of product through the Supply chain from Supplier to ShelfAble to build relationships with Third Party ProvidersProduction of Management Information for a Senior Logistics Management Team.Project management skillsStrong Microsoft Excel knowledge

This is an excellent role for career development with an exciting and fast paced retailer.

Company Details for MVP Search & Selection
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MVP Search & Selection
01905 773 370
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