Head of Logistics - Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom,

Head of Logistics -Preston/ Samlesbury - 6 months - £500 per day LTD/Umb

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Logistics to work for a major defence contractor based in Preston/Samlesbury on a 6 month contract. The purpose of the role is to develop the future strategy for Logistics / Materials Management across the business, which ensures operational efficiency and material availability are optimised in conjunction with delivering a cost benefit realisation.

This role will be suited to candidates with Logistic Management experience within the defence/engineering/aerospace/FMCG sectors. The successful candidate will require SC clearance therefore candidates with current SC clearance will have a distinct advantage


  • Develop a medium to long-term strategy that delivers a best-in-class logistics operation / solution
  • Evaluate existing supply chain operations, both internal and external
  • Undertake deep dive into end-to-end value stream identifying further opportunities for improvement to material availability
  • Present findings, ideas and improvement plans to senior leaders
  • Monitor progress of ongoing improvement projects, tracking benefits realisation
  • Leverage the experience and expertise both internally and with our key logistics partners to accelerate the pace of change

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 835887

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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