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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   30 July 2020
  • Salary:   £200 - £250/day
  • Location:   Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
  • County:   City of Edinburgh
  • Job Type:   Temporary
  • Reference:   212261809
  • Company:   CV-Library
Falcon Green are currently working with a leading super prime fit out contractor who are recruiting for a Logistics Manager to work on a large residential project in Edinburgh City Centre. Please see below job details. This would suit a candidate who has previous experience working with a leading construction company in a similar role.

Logistics Manager Responsibilities:

Planning/programming

* Plan site set-up to move labour, plant, and materials around site efficiently (e.g. hoarding, gates, site accommodation, cranes, hoists, security, temporary services and material delivery.

* Plan internal and external logistics routes through the project phases focusing on separation of vehicles, machinery and people. Lay down areas and offloading points.

* Pre-plan the usage of key assets such as hoists to ensure planned assets meet the needs of the programme.

* Together with the site Project manager and health and safety adviser, write a Construction Logistics Plan and/or Construction Traffic Management Plan in accordance with Local Authority requirements and submit it to the Local Authority for approval. Once approved ensure that the site work within the agreed plan.

Mobilisation

* Create and maintain a secure site.

* Control all traffic management internally and externally, wheel washing and road network cleanliness.

* Manage installation of site accommodation including planning, selection, refurbishment and management and cleaning of these facilities.

* Create operational procedures and method statements within his area of responsibility.

* Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics is represented at site meetings.

Supply chain management

* Write formally to all suppliers describing the characteristics of the site, including site access /egress, storage capacity and arrangement by programme, labour, hoists, cranes etc. Include the requirement for all deliveries to be made in compliance with the Traffic Management Plan.

* Write formally to all suppliers requiring their delivery vehicles to safeguard vulnerable road users by being registered into the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) at bronze level, or obtain a commitment to this objective within 6 months.

* Control materials in and out of site by scheduling deliveries to specific time slots.

* Plan and integrate with key contractors to meet the needs of the planned programme and de-confliction of on-site space and time where appropriate.

Fire & Safety

* Maintain fire points and all common lifesaving equipment and ensure weekly inspections are carried out.

* Responsible for ensuring that material movement to and from the workface does not cause damage to the works, the workforce or the public.

* Manage and maintain visitor PPE stocks to an agreed number.

Site communications

* Create a system to communicate information around the site e.g. noticeboards, email distribution lists, monitor displays, web pages.

* Ensure local hospital data is regularly updated, communicated and routes are checked.

* Manage the accident and ‘near miss’ returns and project suggestion box. Collate and issue to management team.

Signage

* Define and organise all site signage to the agreed corporate standard.

* Ensure that signage and signage symbols used are internationally recognised.

* Ensure additional languages are used in signage to ensure messages are understood.

Delivery management

* Manage all movements to and from site and keep associated records.

* Enforce the full use of the organisation's delivery management system.

* Ensure suppliers use appropriate vehicles for delivery.

* Control materials in and out of site by scheduling deliveries to specific time slots.

* Ensure that drivers and vehicles meet the required standards before being accepted to site.

This is a fixed term contract position with a view of long-term work. Please apply below for more details

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