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Logistics Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom


  • Work as part of a management team to implement site improvement plan

  • Implement best practice processes and systems via continuous improvement

About Our Client

Our client are part of an international organisation who operate in the service industry. The business has recently gone through some change and an opportunity has emerged to hire an experienced Logistics Manager to support the logistics team based in an inbound/outbound logistics function to ensure operational objectives are fulfilled and customer service levels met to high expectations.

The Logistics Manager will operate as part of the site leadership team and will work closely with management colleagues to implement a strategic plan for improvement to ensure effective planning and routing, drive efficiencies and promote a culture of continuous improvement. Overseeing the day to day running of the function fleet including labour, budget control, driver compliance and ensuring all maintenance requirements are met. A key part of the role will be leading, developing and mentoring the team to improve business performance.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Ensure all vehicle compliance and carry out monthly checks and facilitate quarterly audit of vehicles
* Prepare and manage driver rotas to ensure trained cover for absence and appropriate vehicles are available.
Agreeing clear objectives for direct reports and monitoring performance through annual appraisal process.
* Ensure all documentation is filled in line with statutory requirements.
* Complete monthly KPI's by agreed deadline and monitor performance. Address issues and create action plans for improvement
* Ensure the department meets all H&S requirements and team members are aware of their responsibilities.

The ideal candidate for this post will thrive in a fast paced, busy environment, will have well developed engagement and communication skills and a desire to drive improvement initiatives within a logistics function.

Will have a demonstrable track record of managing a team to achieve business objectives and of implementing change to drive improvements.

To be considered for this role you must have experience in logistics managing a team and be CPC qualified, have good knowledge and previous experience of using transport planning systems.

Job Description

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Ensure all vehicle compliance and carry out monthly checks and facilitate quarterly audit of vehicles
* Prepare and manage driver rotas to ensure trained cover for absence and appropriate vehicles are available.
Agreeing clear objectives for direct reports and monitoring performance through annual appraisal process.
* Ensure all documentation is filled in line with statutory requirements.
* Complete monthly KPI's by agreed deadline and monitor performance. Address issues and create action plans for improvement
* Ensure the department meets all H&S requirements and team members are aware of their responsibilities.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this post will thrive in a fast paced, busy environment, will have well developed engagement and communication skills and a desire to drive improvement initiatives within a logistics function.

Will have a demonstrable track record of managing a team to achieve business objectives and of implementing change to drive improvements.

To be considered for this role you must have experience in logistics managing a team and be CPC qualified, have good knowledge and previous experience of using transport planning systems.

What's on Offer

Opportunity to make changes to implement improvement and join an international business with great scope for career progression

 
 
 
 
 
 





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