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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   1 August 2018
  • Salary :   £30000 - £35000/annum
  • Location :   Poole, Dorset
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208354799
  • Company :   CV-Library
Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: Poole , Dorset

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 Depending on experience

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full Time Permanent

Do you want to work on some of the UK’s most iconic buildings?

Do you want a new exciting challenge?

Could you be our next Logistics Manager based in our Head Office in
Poole, Dorset?

This role will involve travel.

Logistics Manager Job purpose:

To manage the effective deployment of labour, plant and equipment to
resource the SMD contracts as required, ensuring that we are
effectively reviewing our processes and procedures and looking at cost

Logistics Manager Responsibilities: Operational Delivery

To plan and help develop the facilitation of the Construction Managers
labour, plant and tool requests, whilst also monitoring and planning
future contracts’ requirements.

To lead and manage the business logistics department including close
communication with the logistics hub and stores management.

Ensuring that all the plant, fixings, consumables, PPE and tool
requirements are procured and effectively distributed.

To plan, manage, review and constantly evaluate accommodation bookings
including cost monitoring and improvement.

To carry out other tasks as deemed necessary by the operations

Fleet Management

Act as the SMD Fleet manager and manage the FORS accreditation.

Manage the SMD van and welding fleet to ensure that it is maintained
to the highest of standards and being used in an effective manner.

The procurement of company vehicles and fuel must be regally
considered to ensure that the business is sustainable.

Logistics Manager Productivity

To plan and manage upcoming work load and site demands, including
future planning for site labour resource levels.

Undertake initial communication with new employees planning and
managing interviews.

Continually review the SMD gang format to maximise the output and
productivity of our site teams.

Manage the effective placement of labour to maximise productivity and
profitability to the business.

Manage subcontractor resources, relationships and deployment on site.
Ensuring that they have all relevant information that is required to
undertake the contract.

Ensuring that all required PQQ information has been completed and is
up to date.

Team and People Management

Business Development – To deliver the business strategies, relevant to
your departments.

Culture – To assist with embedding a strong culture for the business,
ensuring that you are aware and contribute towards our Vision, Mission
and Values.

Performance – To deliver the business strategies, relevant to your

Developing People – To develop a succession plan in line with the
business growth targets. To ensure all teams are properly performance
managed, recruited, trained, developed, evaluated, motivated,
delegated to and monitored to ensure proper performance of their

Personal Development – To be responsible for the creation and
achievement of your own personal development with the support and
agreement of your line manager.

Continuous Improvement – To ensure all processes and procedures are
challenged and developed, ensuring continuous improvement is at the
heart of what we do and that all opportunities for continuous
improvements are explored, developed and implemented to achieve high
levels of customer satisfaction and improve profitability.

Communicate & Collaborate – To communicate effectively with everyone
in the business.

Financial Control – To ensure you are aware of your departments
financial budgets and take responsibility for keeping within them.

Quality – To ensure that all quality issues under your control are
managed and resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

The ideal Logistics Manager

* Resilient and thick skinned – Can withstand and recover quickly
from a difficult time and be insensitive to criticism or insults

* Empathetic – The ability to put self into others shoes and see
things from their point of view

* Innovative and continuous improvement mindset – Introduce
innovative ideas, be original and creative in your thinking. Not
just following procedures but challenging them to try to make them
better to save things like time or money

* Pragmatic approach to problem solving– To be practically minded
and finding a good solution based on reality rather than theories.

* Self-directed – Making your own decisions and organising your own
work rather than being told what to do by somebody more senior

Must have skills

* Performance & People Management (including recruitment, team
coaching and motivation and disciplinary issues)

* Ability to negotiate

* Strong Organisational and Time Management Skills

* Strong IT skills, particularly Outlook and Excel.

* Be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* Ability to identify and define problems, collate data, establish
facts and propose and implement solutions

Logistics Manager Experience

* 5 Years’ experience in a similar Logistic management role

* Experience with restricted Operators license and/or CPC

* IOSH Working Safely Course

* Clean Driving License

* Specific Competencies

* Fleet management

* People management

* Procurement

* Store management


* Competitive salary of £30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience

* 28 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)

* Pension Contribution Plan

* Company Private Medical Insurance

* Training and Skill Development opportunities

* Employee Reward Scheme

* Cycle to work scheme

* Free refreshments and fresh fruit daily

* Working Hours are Typically Mon – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm and
Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm (However it is expected that the hours will
be as required to properly perform your duties)

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