Role details

Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager

Leicestershire   •   £48,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading 3PL Provider - Leicestershire
  • Must Have Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Experience

About Our Client

A leading Leicestershire based client are recruiting for a Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager to join their ever expanding team.

Job Description

Working within the Solution design team based in Leicestershire you will;

  • Support he business development teams in the pursuit of new business and supporting current operations with re-engineering and continuous improvement projects
  • Devising logistics solutions and supply chain re-design for customers as part of business development and contract renewal projects
  • Costing solutions & working with operations to ensure delivery of solutions to the customer, according to the solution budgets
  • Support General Manager in identification and development of new solution sets
  • Represent the Solution Design Team at customer meetings
  • Lead supply chain mapping workshops with potential clients With specific lead responsibility for the design, delivery and continuous improvement of supply chain solutions on a UK, European & Global basis.
  • Ensure all solutions are highly competitive in order to maximise conversion rates, whilst at the same time ensuring these are deliverable to achieve anticipated profitability
  • Manage customer relationships accordingly
  • Present logistics solutions to customers
  • Be commutable to Leicestershire

The Successful Applicant

The successful Solutions Design / Projects / Optimisation Manager will have:

  • A proven track record within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • The ability to take a RFQ through the full solutions design cycle
  • A good degree of computer literacy, with knowledge of CAD, Class, Cast, Paragon, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Managers will typically specialise in Warehousing or transportation modelling tools.
  • Capable of facilitating supply chain mapping exercises with customer's Ability to demonstrate analytical and logical thinking; data manipulation skills are essential to this role
  • Good written and spoken English is essential and other European languages desirable
  • Technical aptitude - this role requires the use of a variety of supporting software tools
  • Able to assess existing operations (own / customer) and identify areas for improvement
  • Ability to think conceptually and translate ideas to "real world"
  • Good communication skills; good listener and effective in communicating ideas.
  • Frequently required to present to customer's senior management teams.
  • People management skills, including objective setting, resource allocation and performance review Logistics / operational experience with ideally a varied experience in a logistics solutions design role
  • Able to demonstrate successfully implemented solutions Proven track record in managing solution design projects Awareness of relevant industry legislation Commercial awareness and understanding

What's on Offer

The position will offer a very competitive salary which includes:

Salary - £48,000 to £60,000 (dependant on experience)

+ Car, Bonus, HC, Plus benefits

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