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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   29 March 2021
  • Salary:   £22 - £23/hour
  • Location:   Hounslow, Greater London
  • County:   Greater London
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   213449984
  • Company:   CV-Library
One of UK's leading Residential Main Contractor are looking for a Logistics Manager to come on board on a temp to perm basis.

Job Title:- Logistics Manager

Location:- West London

Contract type:- Full Time

Key duties include

To take responsibility for all aspects of the logistics supply chain, stores management, development and optimization of site logistics solutions to meet the needs of the project. The logistics manager will be required to manage the movement of people, goods and equipment at the construction site and control site facilities management in an effecient and timely manner


·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.

·Work as part of a team 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.

·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.

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.

Material and Consumable Store

·Ensure materials delivered to site agree to the delivery documents and keeping associated records.

·Process the receipt of materials on the Purchase Order system – match the delivery documents to the original purchase order.

·Maintain a written record of the issue of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to individuals.

Logistics Vehicles, plant, equipment and vertical transport

·Specifying and managing plant and equipment used by Logistics and maintain an asset register.

·Ensure that these vehicles and plant are operated safely by trained personnel and in a legally compliant manner

Workforce- for their gang.

·Be capable of managing a team of operatives, including taking any necessary disciplinary action.

·Understand the roles of standard logistics operatives: labourer, waste operative, carpenter, hoist driver, handyman, traffic marshal, SIA guard.

·Ensure operatives are briefed on their roles and responsibilities.

·Ensure competencies of own team are demonstrable.

·Banksman, store, labourers.

Achieve zero notices, letters of complaint or prosecutions from the Local Authority in relation to site logistics

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience within Logistics in the Construction industry. They must have managed and handled logistical packages previously and have the ability to hit the ground running.

Should you wish to be considered for this role, please do send your cv to the email address below

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