the Shipping and Logistics Manager you will be responsible for management of
stock planning/purchases, vendor liaison, warehouse and logistics functions.
• Managing vendors
through a small team to ensure that the correct level of stock is maintained
ensuring sales demands are fulfilled and expenditure is controlled.
guidance on best practice sourcing to the organisation.
the provision of accurate cost information is available for sales decision on
new product introduction
up-to-date about customers' needs and expectations.
of sourcing plans, especially implementation of change programs involving new
suppliers or spend practice.
against targets within procurement and the business.
• Management of the
warehouse, its systems and staff to ensure goods are received, controlled and
product shipped to meet customer demands.
that available storage meets sales and stock-holding demands - managing costs
vs relevant stock levels. Controlling and reporting on stock-turns and slow
that product is delivered in the most economic and efficient method possible.
of UK despatch entities in terms of contracts and performance.
• Develop, lead and
execute procurement strategies
• Determine quantity
and timing of deliveries
• Monitor and
forecast upcoming levels of demand
procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and value for money
• Provide periodic
reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes
• Assess, manage and
• Develop workflow
process in line with software systems
• Management of small
teams with varied experience
• Planning of
warehouse requirements through analysis of critical path and regular stock
• Familiarity with
• Knowledge of
warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
• Ability to gather
and analyse data and to work with figures
• Excel expertise to
allow reporting to be provided regularly and allow in-depth interrogation.
• Solid judgment with
ability to make good decisions
• Strong leadership
• Must have more than
five years work related experience
• Must have solid
experience in Procurement and Inventory Management