Logistics Manager

Location: Melton Mowbray,Leicestershire
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £26k - 28k per year
Description:

Logistics Manager
Circa £26-28,000 dependent on experience
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Melton Mowbray

The Candidate

You will have the following skills, experiences and attributes…

  • Previous experience of working as Logistics Manager / Supervisor or similar.
  • Experience working within manufacturing would be highly advantageous.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills, practically through seasonal and peak periods of logistical movements
  • Technical skills of the understanding of how to gather the knowledge through processes mapping
  • Ability to efficiently organize resources in line with the requirements of the customers demands
  • Problem solving skills using a disciplined approach and the relevant tools
  • IT and numerical skills, the ability to evaluate spreadsheets and reports generated through the businesses operating systems
  • Communication skills
  • Be able to develop teams and set key goals / objectives for them
  • Able to define the accountability / responsibility across your department  
  • Experience of using WMS preferable SAP and SAGE would be ideal but not essential.

The Role

Your main roles and responsibilities will include…

  • Ensure the coaching and development of Logistics Team Leaders and Logistics Staff. Ensuring there is regular assessment of their skills and appointing them appropriately.
  • Ensure there is clear escalation and reporting to your direct manager with regard to any poor performance of staff and areas of responsibility.
  • Maintaining the logistic movement of stocks by initiating, coordinating and enforcing procedures.
  • To ensure all transport / logistics legislation is apparent in documentation and being adhered to.
  • Responsibility for the reconciliation of all stocks. Including aged stocks, stock rotation, damaged stock, and the continual drive to reduce stock holding levels.
  • Responsibility for the accuracy and reconciliation of outbound / inbound loads on systems
  • Overseeing day-to-day team delivery of stock in a timely manner to the production line in order to meet targets. Ensuring there is clear communication with customer services / account managers with regard to any stock discrepancies / enquires.
  • Manage all reports between each business system, ensuring it is in co-ordination with Account managers, Customer services, reconciliation systems, and stock accuracy.
  • Support the identification of system / report improvements, follow up, and solve process related area issues as required
  • Management and control of all mechanical resources such as FLT, Scanners, Printers, Pallet Trucks, and waste Bailers.
  • Management and control of all waste packaging streams
  • Flexibility to support your team throughout the working week, and more specifically in peak season
  • To ensure all H&S guidelines are followed and risk  / COSHH assessments are carried out throughout the areas of responsibility


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Contact: Steven Jakara (steven.jakara.11633D101.0@applythis.net)
Posted on website: 05/01/2018


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