An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Area Logistics Manager to join our dynamic and fast paced Operations team at our Edinburgh site. This is a key position within the business, and you will be responsible for setting the strategy for Edinburgh logistics and supporting the delivery of both the site strategy and safety improvement plan. The role will be mostly dayshift, however there will be a requirement on occasion to cover nightshift where the need arises in order to support the 24/7 nature of the logistics operation. The role will lead the logistics team to support the business to improve plant output whilst meeting the requirements of a complex and high volume site. There will also be set targets and KPIs for the individual to work towards and you will be responsible for a team of 20+ individuals that we would expect you to support, motivate, develop and coach to create the most efficient team possible within the role. You will also be working with the group logistics management team.
The successful candidate will ideally be Degree educated and have achieved a high level of understanding with SAP. You will ideally be Microsoft certified with IOSH and/or NEBOSH qualifications. You should have proven experience of leading a logistics function, driving change management, ideally within a FMCG environment. Use of operational excellence tools, in particular Continuous Improvement tools, would also be beneficial. We are also looking for problem solving, influencing and financial acumen skills in order to meet the demands of this role.
In return we offer fantastic company benefits, an environment you enjoy to work in and genuine development/progression opportunities.