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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   6 May 2022
  • Location:   St Leonard's on Sea
  • County:   East Sussex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216460892
  • Company:   CV-Library
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Salary: Competitive salary, plus company car / car allowance, bonus and Veolia benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday

Location: Veolia, Freshfields, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2SA

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It's why we're looking for someone who sees the world in a similar way to take up an exciting Logistics Manager role in our team.

Because of our responsibility when it comes to leading change, resourcing takes every single one of us, and this is how you can play your part. And if you're an experienced Logistics professional, this role will suit you perfectly.

It doesn't matter if you're looking to overhaul the industry, or just do a good day's work. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.

What will you be doing?

The Logistics Manager will be reporting to the General Manager, you will be required to ensure that the service operates efficiently and seamlessly with a focus on ensuring the 15 sites in South Downs remain within permit limits at all times. The Logistics Manager will be responsible for compliance with contractual constraints and making sure that the fleet runs at all times in accordance with current legislation.

The Logistics Manager will have overall responsibility for the Haulage Management team and will need to provide strong leadership and create a working environment that encourages teamwork, positive energy and innovation.

The Logistics Manager will plan and direct company operations to improve productivity and efficiency by working closely with the Contract Manager, Operations Manager, Business Analysts, Finance team and General Manager to set strategic goals that lead to business growth. You will have financial responsibility for the annual budget and will be required to use a data driven approach to decision making.

You should have a positive leadership style and be instrumental in supporting employee engagement initiatives with the health and safety of our teams at the heart of everything we do.

The contract runs a fleet of 12 hook lift vehicles, 9 artic units and 9 trailers based across 3 locations within East Sussex running 7 days per week 362 days per year. The fleet ensures that c. 300k tonnes of waste per year is safely, legally and efficiently routed into the required facilities.

Responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the Haulage and Logistics Transport Operation
Lead a team to deliver a Haulage & Logistics operation, ensuring all staff, visitors and contractors follow site rules
Manage the Haulage & Logistics Team service delivery on a daily basis, liaise with other Veolia business units to provide efficient work scheduling and planning to manage customer expectations
Managing over 30 drivers on a daily basis, dealing with any issues, route planning and investigations

What are we looking for?

Previous experience working as a Logistics / Transport Manager
Good understanding of legal regulations e.g Road Haulage and Operations and Health and Safety at work


National CPC
IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
Experience of managing large workforces
Experience of the haulage/logistics industry
Good leadership skills
Good IT skills


Experience of the waste industry
Experience of working with Unions

Our promise to you

Here at Veolia, we know that a genuinely good role goes both ways.

So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you'll get 25 days of holiday alongside an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, alongside a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully

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