• Vacancy at Productive People Limited

  • Posted on: 15 February, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Productive People was founded in 2014 in partnership with 2 of the UK's leading recruitment consultancies providing contract, retained and permanent recruitment solutions to the global market place. Productive People specialises in supplying the most productive people available in all major economic sectors. The pun is deliberate The core business objective of Productive People is to be the best at providing the best. With our internationally competitive management team, and our small team of well trained staff, this is not just an objective, but an attainable goal.

    Our client is the largest manufacturer of building materials in the world, with presence in over 90 countries.

    Logistics Planning Manager

     

    Job description

    SUMMARY OF THE JOB:

    Analytical and actionable Liaison between Plant and Logistics Operations.  Develop a margin optimized demand & supply plan. Develop and implement costing and routing models for existing and prospective customers. Create planning metrics. Analyze transportation and distribution methods and processes for optimal delivery of customer freight that meets established service and cost requirements. Leverage IT solutions to schedule and coordinate the distribution of cement in the most economically advantageous manner based on transport mode and operating capabilities

    The performance in this role will help build a strong network between the plants, transporters, and distribution centers and customers sites needed for a sustainable competitive advantage. 

    MAIN ACTIVITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

    Key Job Responsibilities

    • Plan master production /distribution schedule with production team/distribution team of each plant
    • Develop/ Implement and continuous review of costing and routing models for customers to maximize profitability.
    • Lead Logistics systems/processes projects (TMS,CDS,DMS,IVMS, EFIS) to improve efficiency, speed, quality of transportation services and overall cost to serve
    • Lead efficiency across the entire Logistics pipeline by monitoring delays and work with relevant stakeholders to address
    • Develop/implement supply chain risk management and contingency plan
    • Manage Rail distribution development projects
    • Cross Functional: Plant , Sales , Finance teams

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Business oriented and customer focus
    • Strong knowledge of production planning, inventory management, sales forecasting,  advanced planning system
    • Ability to identify process improvements, managing change and delivering quantifiable improvements
    • Highly computer literate (MS office) with experience in using an ERP system (eg. JDE or SAP),
    • Thinking and analytical skills
    • Good supervisory and people management skills
    • Organizing and planning skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Good communication and influencing skills
    • Interpersonal skills 
    • BS in Supply chain, Engineering or BA
    • At least 3 years’ experience in Distribution planning

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit Productive People Career Page on LinkedIn

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