Logistics Manager

Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland  |  Sector: Food  |  Start Date: 2/12/2024  |  Job ref: 52204

The company
This company is a global powerhouse in the consumer goods industry, dedicated to enhancing the daily lives of individuals across the world. With a legacy that spans decades, the company is renowned for its diverse portfolio of widely recognized brands. From food and beverages to personal care and home essentials, they cater to the varied needs of billions of consumers. their unwavering commitment to sustainability and social responsibility drives us to make a positive impact on communities and the environment.
Role Description
As a logistics manager at this company, you will play an important role in planning and organizing the day-to-day logistics operations, master plan development, and execution. Your responsibilities extend to managing both ambient and frozen warehouses, forming a distribution network that dispatches over 1 million pallets annually. The core objective is to ensure seamless logistics operations, delivering the best products and services with an optimal customer experience, all while minimizing costs and carbon.

– Monitoring and optimizing key performance indicators (KPIs), managing costs, and ensuring efficient operational performance across all warehousing and distribution networks.
– Overseeing the financial aspects of the entire logistics framework in the Netherlands
– Creating and executing plans for continuous improvement in collaboration with all third-party logistics partners involved in both warehouse and transportation operations
– Defining, developing, and executing the ongoing and future logistics strategy for the Netherlands, including network design and capabilities.
– Coordinating with procurement to synchronize contracting cycles and schedules, meeting tendering requirements, and aligning with market logistics needs
– Establish, uphold, and cultivate connections with external third-party logistics, warehouse providers, carriers, and other pertinent stakeholders within the industry.

-Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a relevant field of study
-Min 4 years of experience in logistics and supply chain management
-Good communication skills and experience in working and negotiation with 3rd parties
-Previous experience in people management and leading a team
-Proactively engages in practical solutions and takes decisive actions
-Proficiency in Dutch

Other information
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