Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

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    50000-55000 Per Annum

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    Paul Gorton

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    about 4 years ago

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Logistics Manager
Location: Gravesend
Salary: £0k - £55k

A local manufacturing company now requires a Logistics Manager to join their team.

Logistics Manager - Role and Responsibilities:

  • To maintain full responsibility for all current contracted and non-contracted global transport and logistics suppliers
  • Managing the Distribution team to ensure expected service levels with customers are maintained
  • Develop key relationships with all Comma inter-dependant departments
    • Commercial Director and Sales Team - In support of new customer potential and existing customer service quality
    • Project leaders to ensure support on all existing & potential customers & projects
    • Marketing
    • Production
    • Planning
    • Finance
    • HR
    • Procurement
  • Support the Operations Director in the pursuit of company strategy
  • Travel in support of existing and potential customers, hubs and distributors/suppliers/projects
  • To support the leadership team with innovation, commitment to strategic objectives in support of the achievement of our budget & in the development and improvement of the company results
  • Management & Leadership
  • To manage the Distribution team
  • Team and individual performance management
  • Annual assessments
  • To lead all supplier review meetings
  • To maintain diarised review meeting with the Operations
  • Director to review supplier and Distribution team performance
  • To feature in Senior Management Review meetings
  • To support the Leadership Team as required
  • Selection and training of colleagues and suppliers
  • Effective relationships with all inter-dependent a department Managers
  • Responsibility for all existing suppliers of, packed and bulk
  • Establish effective supply-chain partners to ensure a balance between cost and Service
  • Responsibility for contractor loading, transport security and customs brokers
  • Manage preventative and corrective actions in transportation security, within & outside the plant
  • Maintain and ensure a properly qualified supplier portfolio
  • Participate actively in projects relating to efficiency savings, improvements in safety & quality control
  • Maintain efforts to minimise the impact of traffic flows in the Communities surrounding the Comma facility
  • Lead transportation on CIF operations, including delivery to customers and transfer between warehouses
  • Responsibility for all existing global logistics supplier contracts. Periodic senior meetings with suppliers to keep pace with changes in their business and service offerings
  • To maintain direct and indirect with all key hubs and distributors, both domestic and international

Logistics Manager - Person Requirements:
The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a logistics manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:
Degree qualified
Hold a relevant logistics qualification such as Intitute of Freight Forwading certification (CPC)

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.