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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   15 October 2020
  • Location:   Radway Green
  • County:   Cheshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212597946
  • Company:   CV-Library
Logistics Manager

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Logistics Manager

Would you like to support with the running and management of our multidisciplinary logistics team? We currently have a vacancy for a Logistics Manager at our site in Radway Green, Cheshire.

As a Logistics Manager, you will plan and deliver the appropriate resources to the operations team to ensure product is delivered to the customer on time. Leading the team of schedulers, resource controllers and stores, to ensure the business meets its statutory and legal compliance as well as meeting operational demands is critical to the success of the role.

This role will provide you with the ability to sit within the leadership team at Radway Green. You will support with the development of the site and employees. You will work on a niche site and will be the only person doing this role in the UK (across organisations and industries).

Your main responsibilities as a Logistics Manager will involve:

Develop and maintain the Master Manufacturing Schedule (MMS) for Light Munitions at appropriate intervals in line with our business plans and customer requirements.

Develop Planning scenarios to confirm appropriate actions following business contract awards, etc.

Monitor and report on operations performance against schedule, challenging appropriately as necessary.

Accountability for the goods in & out stores and tool manufacture operations through the Stores and Tool Room manager.

Ensure data accuracy relating to Scheduling & Operations requirements (Process Times, WIP stock, Scrap rates, etc).

Support the development and introduction of appropriate Planning systems to best utilize business ERP system.

Work alongside the business Senior Planning & Logistics Manager and Munitions Planning Managers to implement effective Operations Support tools to support business Operational Excellence requirements.

Your skills and qualifications:


HND or Above in Business or Operations Management Qualification (A member of or studying towards a CILT (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)/APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)) OR equivalent transferable experience

Supervisory logistics experience in the Manufacturing Sector with learning in a scheduling and planning environment

Proven working experience of High Volume Manufacturing or similar environment

Proven experience using SAP ERP System to support operational requirements


Experience in Lean Manufacturing techniques and related qualifications

MCIPS Qualification (Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply)

What we're looking for in you:

To develop your career at BAE Systems and to be successful in this role you will possess the following skills: the ability to prioritise your workload and others, experience analysing dynamic situations and conflicting problems, great stakeholder management skills, the ability to build strong relationships internally and external to the organisation, good communication skills, the ability to motivate yourself and others and great interpersonal skills. You will also have experience coaching & mentoring others, with a clear focus on career development and progression.

Location: Radway Green, Cheshire

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

Job Operations

Primary LocationGB-ENG-CHS-Radway Green

Closing Date 23/Oct/20, 5:59:00 PM

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