Logistics Planner/Supply Chain Executive: 6 month Contract NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Peterborough , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £18000.00 to £23000.00 per annum

  • Posted : 09/24/2019

  • Position: Full time

  • Job Division: Seymour

Job Description

Are you a great multi-tasker with a keen eye for detail? Do you love a challenge where no two days are the same? Able to adhere to tight deadlines and work under pressure in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere?  We are currently offering this role under a 6 month contract - could this be the ideal role for you?

Drawing on your exceptional account/people management skills, you will manage a large portfolio of market leading magazines, coordinating the delivery of copies from print to retail, to ensure titles hit the shelves on time.

As well as building strong relationships with internal and external teams, you'll be able to proactively problem solve, think on your feet and thrive in a busy, fast moving environment in a friendly team.

Planning, organisation, and reactivity are key, along with end-to-end ownership of magazines and the ability to manage costs on behalf of our publishers.

The role requires system information and schedules to be maintained for your titles, with daily monitoring of any changes.

By liaising with key contacts including, Publishers, Printers and finishers, Carriers and internal teams you’ll ensure successful and cost effective delivery to retail – with a hands on approach to dealing with any problems that arise. With many of our contacts being external or located elsewhere, you will need to be eager to make calls for quick results.


Great training and flexible benefits

Essential Skills

Essential Requirements:

  • Relationship-building, and strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to prioritise in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Planning and organisation
  • Problem-solving and basic negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge and experience within Supply Chain

About Company

The Frontline Group are the leading Magazine Distributor in the UK who continue to innovate the supply chain. The Group is made up of Frontline, Seymour, Gold Key Media and Routes to Retail. We work with the publishers of market leading brands such as Heat, Radio Times, What Car, Take A Break, Frozen, Slimming World, National Geographic and many more. As a Distributor, we work closely with retail, wholesale and other parts of the supply chain in order to ensure our publisher's distribution objectives are met. These fantastic brands give us the platform to continue to deliver value on behalf of our publishers. Our plans for growth mean our resource needs to increase to enable us to continue to achieve our company objectives. We recognise that the greatest asset which separates us from our competitors is our people.

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