Logistics Development Manager

Job Reference: WM - 2204

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Logistics Development Manager


  • Lead Customer Fulfilment Logistics network development programme of works
  • Engage internal stakeholders for project delivery
  • Inspire and coach a small team of Logistics Planners
  • Work closely with 3rd party logistics providers to develop solutions and execution plans
  • Manage activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycles to make sure established customer deadlines are met
  • Streamline shipping and transportation processes to improve order delivery quality
  • Build productive and collaborative working relationships with:- Product Support, Service & Support, and Manufacturing teams to facilitate outbound shipping of finished goods
  • Assist with defining and then roll out of logistics best practises to the global fulfilment teams
  • Create OTIF and lead time reports for performance management purposes

About You:

  • Be a self-starter, who is resilient with strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency and ability to multitask and adapt to quickly changing priori-ties.
  • Be educated to degree level, coupled with significant professional experience in Logistics and warehouse operations. Supply chain experience would an added advantage
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate effectively at both the detail level as well as at a strategic level.
  • A collaborative style of working will ensure success in this role
  • Have strong data driven analytical skills.
  • Experience of Process improvement methodologies such as LEAN + Process Mapping.
  • Communicate effectively with internal / external Stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of Customs and HMRC processes would be an added advantage
  • Must have advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge and experience in global transport and international trade is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of network and customer integration an added advantage

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK