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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   27 August 2020
  • Salary:   £25000 - £27500/annum
  • Location:   Bristol
  • County:   Gloucestershire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212365244
  • Company:   CV-Library
Logistics Manager Location: BristolPackage: Basic salary £27,500 plus bonus& other excellent PLC company benefits  Sector: Packaging Distribution  The Company We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics Manager to join our team based in Bristol. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. As a leading distributor, logistics is at the very heart of what we do best. Welcoming dedicated new people into our business who have a passion for delivering excellence is key to our continued success. The Logistics Manager role Joining our local management team, this highly focused role provides a wonderful opportunity for you to make a real impact. You will be responsible for day-to-day running of the logistics function which includes all drivers and warehouse staff reporting directly to you. Our logistics strategy plays a fundamental role in the success of our business and we boast state of the art support systems and facilities, ensuring a first-class distribution service is provided to our customers. This senior role will be pivotal in ensuring the continued success of the Bristol site, responsible for delivering operational excellence via management of the logistics team and ensuring KPIs are exceeded. Logistics Manager Key Duties
Managing a large warehouse facility with responsibility for all warehouse and transport staffing and operations.
Leading, motivating & developing the logistics team to ensure all duties are fulfilled to the required standards and within health and safety requirements
Ensure the on–time delivery (in good condition) of the correct product to all customers
Responsibility for receipt, storage & dispatch of all materials purchased/requisitioned for stock and to our customer requirements
Schedule customer deliveries via our own vehicles or outside carriers to achieve a 24/48 hr delivery service by the most cost-effective method
Effective budget management and all relevant management reporting
Ensure efficient use of warehouse space to keep stock at optimum levels
Ensure that the legal requirements of our “O” license are complied with

 Do you have the correct profile? We welcome your application if you have experience of working within a fast-moving logistics environment and can demonstrate an effective track-record of managing a team.You will highly task orientated, results focussed and target driven, with an appreciation of how effective logistics management can genuinely influence overall business success. You will be able to bring gravitas to the role, commanding respect of a team and possess the leadership skills required to help maximise the potential of your team via coaching & mentoring. You will value team cohesiveness and have the ability to build relationships with internal and external partners, possessing excellent communication skills. The PackageWe offer an attractive basic starting salary (commensurate with experience) along with an attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: 25 days annual leave (rising up to 27 days with service plus all bank holidays), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. Next Steps This is a key appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

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