Head of Logistics job in Leicester City of Leicester

Head of Logistics | Refresco

Head of Logistics

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A bit about The Role

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, you will drive customer service and lowest cost logistics services through effective leadership and management of the Logistics Department including; outbound distribution with national coverage, inbound logistics, 3rd party logistics contract management (including off-site warehousing) and customer services / sales order processing.

You will manage and develop the logistics team through a coaching style, continually optimising the logistics function, creation and deploying a rolling 3 year logistics plan and maintaining effective supplier / customer relationships both internally and externally.

A bit about You

You will be of Logistics Manager or Supply Chain Manager level with strong understanding of warehousing and distribution and a proven track record of contributing towards business success in a multi-site business. You’ll have significant experience in a FMCG manufacturing environment and in depth knowledge of the retail distribution market. Using your positive can do approach, you’ll be adept at conflict management and always be on the front foot to seek out and exploit business opportunities.

 Salary & Benefits

The salary for this role is competitive and dependent on experience.  We also offer a car allowance, annual bonus incentive and a good company pension scheme, as well as 4 x basic salary life assurance plus 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays.

A bit about Us

Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're thirsty for more and growing fast which is why we recently invested £1.25 billion in expanding our global manufacturing footprint making us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…

 Our UK Business unit has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET or Cans, we ensure that our products are not only manufactured to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers


  • Location: Leicester, City of Leicester
  • Job Title: Head of Logistics
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