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Title Regional Distribution Centre Manager
Categories Supply Chain
Salary Negotiable + Package
Location London – South East

We are retained by a market leading global logistics business, where culture, client service and transcending boundaries are part of their DNA. An extremely successful international multi-modal and UK logistics operator, they continue to invest heavily in infrastructure and systems, and have exceptional growth expectations. A Fastrack 200 business, they embark on their next stages in development over 2020/2021 and as such, look to recruit a senior leader within the Contract Logistics business unit.

Reporting to the Managing Director the successful individual will take full operational, P&L and client relationship management for their Contract Logistics in the South East region. Leading a well-established business with long standing clientele, you will be an inspirational leader who will look to leverage their existing operations to a new level. Part of this will include the development of a new facility and increased capability.

Of graduate calibre, you will be an experienced operator from within a Contract Logistics environment. You will have a demonstrable background in operating multi-user, multi-site, and open and closed book contracts. Specific sector experience isn’t a necessity, but operating across a highly complex, fast moving environment is. You will also have experience in technology and operating across various, WMS, RF and ERP software.

Above all, the successful candidate will have gravitas. Be a competent operator with exceptional leadership abilities, capable of multi-skilling people and an operation to leverage value for the organisation and their customers. A CI capability is a must, along with project management skills and a highly level of energy, mental dexterity, and strategic vision.

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Title Business Consultant – PHHM1854
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £35-45k + package
Location Cheshire

We are retained by a Global Consultancy that delivers specialist solutions into clients in Logistics, Aviation, Manufacturing, Food, Rail, Energy and other sectors.  They particularly focus in planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization and are experts at major end to end project implementation. As such their projects can be as vast as supply chain planning, workforce planning and scheduling to productivity improvement and beyond.

Due to highly successful growth rates and forever increasing demand by major global clients, they look to find open-minded, highly articulate individuals to join them as Business Consultants. You will need to have flexibility of thought processes and be excellent at solving problems. You will be all about assisting clients in reducing bottlenecks, improving performance and leveraging competitive advantage.

Of graduate calibre, and ideally with some supply chain planning knowledge, you will have a strong desire to learn and be developed over an 18-month period into the specific methodologies and ways of working of this market-leading business. Highly numerate, you will have outstanding communication and problem-solving skills and with solid client facing abilities.

This role will involve extensive travel, but for the right individual will see them create unique skills for their careers and an opportunity to work with and shape some of the major brands in the global economy.

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Title Interim Manager – CI – PHHM1849
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £4/500 per day
Location Midlands

Our client seeks an experienced Interim Manager with the skill and ability to take leadership quickly of a situation, team and processes supporting a national operation. They are growing and substantial player in their field, which is heavily service orientated.

Of graduate calibre and a seasoned Interim and Continuous Improvement individual, you will be used to taking end to end operational process and systems, understand quickly what a national operation requires in its supportive administrative operations and then implement and drive change in a highly demanding and high-volume environment.

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Title Head of Inventory Management
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £60k + package
Location Northampton

Head of Inventory Management – PHHM1846

Our client is a world class supply chain management provider supporting major UK leading clients with significant UK networks of retail food sites. They control on behalf of their customers their supply chain, from Demand and Inventory Management through to end to end logistics and recycling. The volume throughputs are significantly high and the SKU ranges are very broad. Expansion is the key for them and their clients continually and they now look to appoint a senior individual who can lead a key team.

Reporting to the Director, you will lead a specialist team of people responsible for the development of the front-end supply chain management operations with the end client. Day to day it is the team’s responsibility to work with the customer on Demand Forecasting, management of the existing inventory in the network and ensuring what is ordered will match the replenishment need from the stores.

An accomplished inventory and supply chain management professional, you will already have the leadership skills to drive a team in a highly complex inventory management operation. Skilled in leveraging supply chain efficiencies through effective planning, you will know exactly how to bridge relationship across retail, logistics and your area to procurement.

Within a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field, you will ideally come from a food environment, although applications from any sector will be considered. You will have a demonstrable track record in balancing the norm, dealing with significant volumes of promotions and all within time critical environments. Experience in managing high volumes of projects and significant growth are vital, but in return the career potential is outstanding.

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Title Call Centre Manager – PHHM1844
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £40k + Package
Location Wiltshire

We have been retained by our Client, a global leader in the provision of outsourced service solutions supporting various logistics and supply chain operations, to appoint an exceptional leader. Their clientele include major 3rd party logistics/supply chain providers and major in-house logistics operations. They touch every sector you can think of, who supply almost every product we need to function in today’s world. From food to cars and buildings to drink. Service is everything to their clients and ensuring their customer can function without interruption is paramount. And this is where the right individual will have key influence in shaping that service and driving it forwards.

Reporting to a specific Business Unit Head, you will lead a team of 30 people (and growing) in managing a National Breakdown Service Centre. With strong leadership, you will take effective management of a 24/7 operation that ensures their customers operations keep moving.

Of graduate calibre, you will have a demonstrable either from operational/logistics or a call centre management background that has involved leading significant sized teams, ideally from within a continuous improvement environment. A solid operator, you will have a demonstrable background in financial, KPI and people management. You will also have the ability to develop people and an operation smoothly, increasing its dynamics and flexibility, whilst reducing costs.

Key to success in the role will be your commercial and operational acumen. Working with colleagues you will be used to managing 3rd party service providers and be able to demonstrate the ability to hold others cross functionally to account.

The rate of the business through double digit organic growth, means the career opportunities are immense. Do you have that energy to bring that strategic direction? In the first instance contact Peter Heffron for a confidential discussion or email him your application.

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Title Senior Central Operations Manager – PHHM1842
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £60k + Exec Package
Location South West – Wiltshire

Our client is not only a market leader in their field, but an innovative business that embraces key market trends and is embracing the next stage in their growth strategy in the UK marketplace. A multi-billion $ business, they provide world-class service and are experiencing tremendous growth in this specific business unit, up over 30% in revenue growth. It is why they need an exceptional senior exec to join the organisation.
Reporting to the head of the business unit, the successful individual will take commercial responsibility for over £30m annualised spend across an operation spanning several key areas in a national operation. Through key reports, you will lead a team of 40+ colleagues looking after the operational, whilst you focus on leveraging the financial performance nationally.
Of graduate calibre, you will most certainly have a demonstrable background in commercial operations, ideally from within a Logistics, Supply Chain or Fleet Management background. Having majored in Transport Management, you will have commercial skills in financial management, analysis, operational performance improvement, supplier management, bid management and whole-life costing. You will know how to leverage the financial and operational performance of in-house and third-party suppliers, in managing OEM relationships and in risk management.
Ultimately, you will be an exceptionally strong Commercial Manager, of a senior level who knows which levers to pull to gain motivate and gain the ultimate operational performance form colleagues. You will be extremely motivated, looking to develop your career and be at the leading edge of transformation in a significant business.

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Title Senior Operations Manager – PHHM1831
Categories Supply Chain
Salary £60000 + Package
Location Birmingham – Midlands

Senior Operations Manager – PHHM1831
We are retained by a client who are a market leading organisation in their field and who control one of the largest combined commercial vehicle fleets in the UK. They’re innovative, dynamic and have a strong focus on service delivery with everyone they connect with. They continue to growth and develop and need to support that growth with a significant appointment.
Reporting to an Operations Director, the successful individual will take leadership responsibility for a significant sized team that ensures the effective service delivery of a national operation. Supporting various aspects you will lead a team with various direct reports that allow commercial vehicle operations to function at a site level with no service interruptions.
Of graduate calibre, you will have a minimum of 5-1- years’ experience in managing and supporting significant sized commercial vehicle fleet and transport operations. Ideally you will have a background from within 3pl, in-house or fleet provider, but operating on a national basis, with complex and sizable vehicle and asset fleets. It would definitely understand the complexities of fleets in excess of 3,000+ assets including tractor units and trailers.
You will have direct experience also of compliance, operational planning control and administration of large commercial vehicle fleets, include electronic VOSA requirements, MOT and self certification etc.
If you are that dynamic individual who can lead a team well and demonstrate gravitas and a latest industry thinking approach, please contact Peter Heffron for a confidential discussion.

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