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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   13 February 2019
  • Salary:   £30000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Swindon, Wiltshire
  • County:   Wiltshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209496648
  • Company:   CV-Library
Logistics Manager

We are excited to be recruiting a Specialist Logistics Manager for our Swindon based client. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the expansion of new business opportunities within the EU and globally. You will have a technical logistical and warehouse background, experience in multi-country transactions imports and exports freight is also essential.

The Role:

* Develop the function Quality, Cost, Delivery, Management, Safety and Environment with clear and continuous improvement plans in place.

* Tendering new business contracts to eliminate excessive cost

* Seeking and developing new business opportunities, especially within the EU, including logistical supply

* Act as a representative to develop the relationship with key logistic & warehousing partners, with a goal to expand and promote the business

* Develop ideas and future strategies through involvement with company business planning

* Authorise business transactions, customer quotations, purchase orders and invoices within company deadlines ensuring compliance to relevant company & legal requirements

* Ensure compliance with Corporate Governance and applicable legislation

The Person:

* Logistics qualification to degree level or equivalent, or demonstrable experience within a logistical environment

* Understanding of Logistics and warehousing including JIT operations, Road and Sea freight,

* Preparation and implementation of business plan including long term planning

* Budget preparation, monitoring and review

* Supply chain flow and its impact upon manufacturing operations including Logistics/import/export processes

* Strong commercial awareness

* Customer relations and providing effective customer service

* Contract management and Service level agreement negotiations

* Project management and understanding of logistical and warehouse processes

* People management and leadership

* Ability to work within the UK without restriction

* Full UK driving license for manual transmission

* Ability to travel within Europe and globally without restriction


* Salary: £30 - £40k depending on experience.

* Permanent position

* 37 hours per week

* Free parking

* Contribution Pension including life insurance cover

* 25 days annual holiday (plus statutory bank holidays)

* Private Medical Insurance for family

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