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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:


* 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.


* 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.


* 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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