European Logistics – Operations Manager (15517/4v)

Salary: £38,000 - £44,000
Location: North West
Reference: 15517/4v
Benefits: Car

The Company:


We manage a range of brand leading products. We move our US manufactured products into European hubs to service key retailers across Europe. We’re still growing fast and with lots more to come….. that’s where you come in!


The Opportunity:


This is an outstanding opportunity to be responsible for planning and managing logistics operations (particularly sea freight and road freight) to ensure best in class efficiencies and cost-effective support, maintaining clear communication with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Operations: Hands on management of logistics ensuring just in time deliveries.
  • Forecasting : ability to understand forecasting based on retailer rate of sale analysis.
  • Stock Management: ability to work closely with factories,
  • Planning: Provide logistics support, information and guidance internally for product allocations
  • Financial: Manage logistics costs to budget and explain expenditure incurred in running ops and logistics
  • Customer: Manage relationship with customer contacts maintaining professional communication.
  • Motivating: a team of three




  • The ability to plan and execute the operations and logistics plans while working collaboratively with colleagues in markets from different business functions
  • Demonstrable experience of managing movements by multiple modes across Europe – experience of sea and road freight is particularly interesting!
  • Ability to interact confidently with colleagues, customers and suppliers
  • The ability to track costs and manage logistics spend
  • The ability to learn and work with business enterprise IT systems and use MS Office
  • A basic knowledge of customs rules and transit documents


You must be truly passionate about delivering excellence to retailers and consumers, possessing strong analytical capabilities.


If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date CV in Word format quoting ref number 15517/4v





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