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Planning and Logistics Manager, Ref 1150

  • Job added:   2 November 2011
  • Salary :   Mid £40,000s
  • Location :   Northern Home Counties
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

Based at the Head Office of this automotive manufacturer, you will have operational responsibility for the Planning & Logistics team and for sales planning, forecasting, ordering, shipping, logistics and inventory.

Basic Functions
To manage the production of the sales forecast and associated documents for the UK and Ireland
To manage the identification of stock ordering requirements
To ensure that vehicle orders are submitted correctly and within deadline
To liaise with the factory to secure UK and Ireland production requirements
To manage stock arrival reporting, publishing and presenting weekly reports to management and dealer network
To ensure the integrity of all data
To develop systems, automating and developing processes for continuous improvement
To manage logistics providers and ensure performance meets agreed service levels
To work with Sales & Operations team to develop strategies to manage overage stock

The successful candidate will have:
Experience working in a logistics, sales forecasting or planning function with an automotive manufacturer or similar business
Demonstrate the ability to think at a strategic level
Proven leadership skills
Relevant degree or relevant commercial experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent Microsoft Office skills


To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Catherine Corrall at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.

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