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Royal Canin Supply Chain Logistics Manager (FTC) in Waltham, United Kingdom

Job Description:

We’re looking for an experienced Supply Chain / Logistics manager to deliver service excellence to B2B & D2C customers (98% OTIF) through commercial management of all UK & Ireland 3PL and transport contracts. Drive value for money through cost control, process improvement and inventory control.

What are we looking for?   

  • Strong end-to-end supply chain &/or logistics experience within a global / European consumer goods business

  • Experience in managing 3PL contracts & performance.

  • Strong understanding of EU/UK supply chain (import and export); post-brexit UK trade and customs compliance advantageous

  • Must have strong experience in managing & developing teams

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)

  • Excellent planning & aligning skills

  • Ability to builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 

What will be your key responsibilities?   

  • Manage the third party logistics providers (transport, warehousing, parcel) in UK & IRE ensuring service and commercials are delivered in line with the contract, act as escalation point and hold quarterly face to face and monthly performance review

  • Leads a team of x2 in priority setting, engagement and results delivery

  • Take full responsibility for compliance with EU export & HMRC import processes

  • Take full responsibility for correct inventory management of all stock within UK&IRE warehouses

  • Drive process, cost & service improvement across the end to end supply chain

  • Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders (incl customer logistic contacts, internal local stakeholders, regional /global supply chain teams) to ultimately drive logistics efficiency & service excellence

  • Lead &/or be actively involved with optimization projects / new supplier tenders.

  • Ability to take on additional responsibility where needed

What can you expect from Mars?   

  • Work with over 130,000diverse and talented associates, all guided by The Five Principles.  

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.  

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.  

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus. 

  • [Insert any additional market/role specific benefits that the candidate might be interested in]  

Find out more about what Mars can offer you by visiting our Global Careers site. (  

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