Regional Logistics Manager

Date: 20-Jan-2022

Location: UK, National, Manchester, Leed, GB, NE

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

We are looking for a Regional Logistics Manager to join our Supply Chain Team on a Full Time and Permanent basis.

Base location for this role is flexible however, the successful candidate will cover our sites in Manchester, Leeds, Gosforth and Clydesmill so North based would work best.

The main focus of the role is to drive improvements in operational costs, efficiencies and levels of compliance and customer service across all on-site logistics operations, and to input into key infrastructure and strategic projects as these arise.


£68,000 - £73,000 per annum, depending on experience

Work Pattern

40 hours per week, mainly dayshift Monday to Friday but flexibility is required

What you'll do

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide strong strategic and directional leadership for all teams associated with the regional logistics operations
  • To assist in the set-up, development and improvement of both existing and new logistics operations
  • To be responsible for the development and deployment of major infrastructure change and improvement within both the radial and primary logistics network
  • To be responsible for a variety of projects that will include potentially opening new and repurposing existing operations
  • To develop the radial logistics operations through the regional teams, and ensure all areas of efficiency, safety and legislation are maintained and driven
  • To drive efficiencies and KPI performance measurement through our dispatch and stores operations – including pick rate, stores ordering processes, inventory measurement etc
  • To progressively look to standardise warehouse and dispatch operations, with especial regard to our picking operations
  • To act as key and effective member of the central logistics team, including input into and development of the central logistics business plan
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Providing management information to the wider logistics team

About you

Key Requirements:

  • Proven specialist knowledge and experience in both Warehouse and Transport operations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of internal systems with an ability to manage data, analyse information and resolve problems
  • An ability to diagnose and implement practical process improvements with a strong customer focus
  • Results focussed with an ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong analytical, planning and organising skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Relevant Logistics qualification (Diploma or Degree Level)
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
  • A professional accreditation from a professional body (e.g. CILT)

Desirable - Experience of:

  • Working with and influencing multi-functional teams
  • Temperature controlled and multi-drop distribution


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 17.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • Defined contribution management pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary

Other benefits include

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.

Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.