Project manager (logistics)

Wakefield Permanent £44,000 - £48,500 per year
  • Project leadership, Logistics development, automation, WMS, Process design
  • Specialist distributor of FMCG products

About Our Client

A leading distributor in Wakefield servicing the UK; dedicated to delivering top-notch Logistics Distribution and supply chain solutions to a variety of customers. As they continue to grow, we are seeking a qualified and experienced Logistics Project Manager to help lead their innovative projects and drive improvements across their distribution operations.

Job Description

As the project manager (logistics), you will:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction in Logistics Distribution and supply chain.
  • Lead the implementation of warehouse automation solutions to boost operational efficiency.
  • Utilise your expertise to improve warehouse layouts, enhancing product flows and minimising bottlenecks.
  • Oversee the integration and utilisation of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and telematics solutions.
  • Spearhead initiatives to improve delivery Service Level Agreements (SLA's) and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure the successful completion of projects within scope, budget, and timeline, utilising Prince2 project methodology.

The Successful Applicant

The role of Project manager (Logistics) is a key member of the senior team requirements include

  • Proven track record in project management, especially within the logistics and distribution industry.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Educated to degree level or qualified by experience
  • Prince2 project methodology certification.

If you are passionate about logistics, have a drive for continuous improvement, and are ready to take on an exciting challenge, we want to hear from you!

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary between £44,000 and £48,500
  • Exceptional benefits package 28 days holiday + 8 bank holidays + Christmas shutdown.
  • Typically a Monday - Friday (37.5 flexible hours)
  • Hybrid 2-3 days depending on individual project requirements
  • An innovative and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A chance to make a significant impact on our logistics operations and contribute to our continued success.

If you are passionate about logistics, have a drive for continuous improvement, and are ready to take on an exciting challenge, we want to hear from you!Don't miss this opportunity to lead logistics projects that shape the future of our industry.

Phil Townend
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6937

Job summary

Job function
Network Modelling
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Phil Townend
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6937
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