Logistics and Installations Manager

3 days left

Location
Kings Hill, Kent
Salary
Competitive + Pension
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Ref
NR/TP/AW
Contact
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Logistics and Installations Manager

A well established and growing international manufacturing company offering a niche product range is seeking an experienced individual to oversee the Logistics and Installations for the business.

To fulfil this position the individual must have solid export freight experience as well as demonstrating excellent skills in managing a despatch and delivery team along with experience at managing a team of on-site installers.

Duties
*Logistics
oOver-seeing the day-to-day running of Despatch, Delivery, Customer Services and Export
oMain point of contact and responsibility for all export freight
oCo-ordinating the daily movement of parts from the UK to suppliers
oCommunicating, and ideally mitigating, any potential issues due to freight that would affect lead times
oAssisting in balancing the workloads among the team.
oUsing MRP software to enter transport pricing and pulling out relevant reports to assist in the delivery planning and forecasting
oReviewing procedures across the function and identifying areas of improvement.
oNegotiating on transport and installation costs
*Installation
oOverall costing and analysis of delivery and install.
oCapacity planning
oLegal and contractual side of projects.
oBe a 'senior solution provider' and resolve issues with clients/architects etc, on site.
oAble to read and understand plans and can get involved in quoting for projects
oWork with your team members on fitting and installation
oLiaising with customers on schedules
oQuotes for fitting
oDoing site surveys
oTest building - new samples
oWorking with customers on bespoke orders
oAfter sales visits

Required Experience:
*At least 2+ years recent export freight experience
*Export experience to America would be preferred
*2-3 years' experience of managing a Delivery and Despatch Team
*2-3 years' experience managing an installation team - familiar in dealing with building contractors
*Experience in a manufacturing environment
*Proven negotiating skills
*Previous use of MRP/ERP software very useful
*Good geographical awareness
*Excellent MS office skills - Proficiency in Excel (essential)

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