Job Description:

Are you looking for a new role within automotive logistics/Materials/Inventory management? Do you want a job that is going to offer you a fresh challenge and give you the autonomy to make changes and deliver a real impact on the business and make a name for yourself? Are you experienced in Lean principles, Inventory/Materials Management? If so and you want to know more, read on. An established manufacturer of plastic parts for the automotive sector has undergone a restructure, and from this a new position has opened for an Logistics Manager. You will be responsible for all transport movement, inventory, lineside feeding, and packaging, plus you will be the go-to logistics specialist for customers. They are looking for someone to join them and review their current Inventory and Materials processes and make the changes necessary to improve the function resulting in less wastage, time lost, costs and more. You will manage a team of people including warehouse ops, materials handlers and 2 team leaders. The team is very well established and capable and can operate with little supervision. However, there are always improvements to be made and it will be your job to work with the team to get the best out of them. Your management style should be that of a hands-on leader and with the ability to bring your team along with your ideas in a consultative way and not a my way or the highway! To do this job well you need a full understanding of Lean and CI principles and have used Kanban. Please apply if you have worked in similar roles such as Materials Manager, Inventory Manager Logistics Supervisor, Logistics Manager and more and you have worked within the automotive industry, ideally within a Tier 1 or Tier 2 business and have the experience if dealing with customers such as JLR. The business offers an excellent salary between£-£k and benefits package including days holiday (plus bank holidays), Contribution Pension scheme as well as long service awards, cash vouchers and more. The business operates on rotating shifts, but this position is typically Monday to Thursday (Apply online only) with an early finish on a Friday. This really is a great opportunity to use your expertise to really improve the businesses Logistics and Operations capabilities and as previously stated, make a real name for yourself. ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity

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