Retail Logistics Manager
- Post Date:29th April 2021
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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
Retail Logistics Manager
Highly experienced in national retail logistics and warehousing, you are ready to advance your career in a successful international business. That business is AkzoNobel. Awarded Top Employer status, we offer careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We are recognised as a Top Employer and a company that builds successful partnerships with customers. We are now recruiting a Retail Logistics Manager to support our growing national network of Dulux Decorator Centre trade stores.
As Retail Logistics Manager, you will ensure the smooth flow of goods and products to customers through the efficient movement of logistics from manufacturing, through store and direct to the customer. You will help to develop our strategy to make sure every stage of the retail supply chain. Works effectively as well as supporting the pace of current growth and retail industry changes. You will be given autonomy to create and deploy a rolling three-year logistics plan too. This will involve developing and coaching national Stores teams committed to delivering an effective and sustainable end to end logistics process, as well as driving operational performance to ensure high quality standards and processes. You will also identify opportunities to impact cost of service through continuous improvement. Critically you will help build closer collaboration with specific key customers to deliver improved loyalty through service extension.
For this role, you will be an existing and experienced Logistics Manager or Supply Chain Manager with strong understanding of sourcing, warehousing and distribution. Of graduate calibre, you will also have a proven track record of contributing towards business success in a multi-site retail business. Using your positive can-do approach, you will be adept at managing stakeholder relationships and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Effective at making sound business decisions, you will be sensitive to client needs and excel at providing brilliant customer service. You will be good at overseeing budgets and nurturing people teams too.
Who are AkzoNobel?
Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.
If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
We may consider flexible working for this role.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
Requisition ID: 10020