Location: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
€85K – €100K Basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Job Ref: 114-3297
- A well-established market leader with vast experience within their sector
- Financially stable and robust business
- A globally recognised manufacturer
As the European Logistics Manager / Freight Manager you will take a hands-on approach and be responsible for: –
- Leading a team of 10 direct reports and 6 indirect (3PL staff) across 6 European locations.
- Negotiating, managing and monitoring the performance of the 3PL warehousing contracts and 3rd party courier contracts.
- Handling customs clearance issues.
- Working with finance to manage the logistics budget across each site.
- Delivering against European logistics KPI’s (on time delivery, service etc.).
- Setting logistics KPI’s for the 3PL provider, ensuring they meet volumes, shipping due dates etc.
- International travel (20%) across other European sites.
- Implementing a new ERP and Transport Management System within your region
- Controlling freight costs and solving logistics bottlenecks.
- Produce freight / logistics reports on your region’s performance.
- Coordinate and negotiate import/export activities with freight forwarders ensuring on time delivery to other company sites and customers.
To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST have 3-5 years’ experience within a Freight / Logistics Management role. This will ideally involve the management and negotiation of 3PL warehousing agreements and 3rd party courier contracts.
English & German language skills are essential.
A knowledge and understanding of import / export compliance and customs regulations would be highly advantageous, as would ERP implementation experience and a related business degree.
We require a hands-on problem solver with the managerial capabilities to manage remote teams within Europe.
Keywords: Logistics Manager, European Logistics, Regional Logistics, Import Export Manager, Freight Manager, Logistics Operations Manager, Freight Operations Manager, ERP, Customs, Service DeliveryApply