Mars UK • Poland

Head of EU Logistics (f/m/x)

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Head of EU Logistics (f/m/x)

in Pet Nutrition Europe

Primary location: Warsaw (possible UK/France/Germany)

Hybrid working

* Fully virtual recruitment experience *

This position is responsible for Factory to Warehouse transport operations for all three business segments (Pet Nutrition, Mars Wrigley and Foods) across Europe including imports and exports. Going forward this position will also be responsible for Factory Logistics operations for Pet Nutrition and Foods segments.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Delivering Customer Service improvement, Cost and CO2e reduction targets.

  • Own Operational performance of the Factory to Warehouse transport team - internal and 4PL control tower.

  • Lead improvement of processes and Systems to improve effectiveness and efficiency of our transportation and logistics processes.

  • Use data analytics to drive improvements in operations and freight buying.

  • Collaborate with factory and customer facing teams to enable direct deliveries from factories to customers.

  • Collaborate with SC Industrial Engineering teams to simplify distribution network to drive savings and reduce CO2e emissions

  • Integrate Factory Logistics operations and drive process standardization and simplification.

  • Lead productivity initiatives to deliver efficiency in Supply Chain Operating Costs.

  • Create collaborative relationships with internal and external customers to deliver mutually beneficial results.

  • Manage and develop associates, providing them with the coaching and training that will enable them to meet their objectives.

  • Effectively develop and consistently deliver team engagement plans.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Management and/or related field.

  • Fluent in English (written & spoken).

  • Minimum of 10 years of business experience including order management, customer service, supply chain, and/or sales.

  • 3-5 years of experience managing teams - ability to inspire and lead a team.

  • Customer Facing Experience - ability to manage multiple stakeholders.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Permanent contract of employment as from the start.

  • Attractive financial conditions with Business Bonus and Christmas Bonus.

  • We will also look after your safety and well-being by offering you rich benefits package including life insurance, Employee Assistance Program fully covered by Mars, and private medical care, MultiBenefit Program and lunch card.

  • Extra savings scheme to support You in long perspective.

  • Support in career building through personalized development plan.

  • On-line shop with attractive discounts on our products that Your family and friend are going to love.

  • Possibility to participate in volunteering initiatives during working hours.

  • A modern and pet friendly office in the City Center (Zlote Tarsay building).

  • Car or car allowance.

Apply now and upload you profile in English.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps

We asked employees of Mars UK how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
Awards & Achievements

Flexa100 2024

1st – Large companies

Industry awards 2023

Consumer Goods

Flexa100 2023

3rd – Large companies

Industry awards 2022

Retail & Ecommerce