Job Title: Logistics Manager
Due to the continued growth this well-known north east business is looking to recruit a new Logistics Manager to lead the planning and logistics functions.
Salary of a Logistics Manager
Competitive depending on experience
Job Description of a Logistics Manager
The successful candidate will provide strong leadership ensuring that day-to-day Logistics functions run smoothly and that all demands and KPI’s are achieved and well communicated.
Manage and develop team members to the level required to effectively support business needs including appraisals, training and development, communications, discipline, absence management, motivation, coaching and housekeeping
Manage all resources in labour, materials, stock, etc, to ensure most efficient running of the department
Set departmental objectives and strategy to continually improve the performance of the department to meet the demands of a 24/7 operation
Drive continuous improvement activities within areas of responsibility to deliver key objectives related to quality, volume, delivery cost and HSE
Work closely with other members of the senior management team to achieve site objectives
Provisions of reports, data and information as required on all areas of responsibility
Support and have active involvement in continuous improvement activities throughout the plant using root cause analysis and other problem solving / continuous improvement tools, i.e. Six Sigma, Lean, etc.
Compile and control the Logistics budget within agreed levels
Ensure export procedures and legal requirements are complied with
Skills & experience of a Logistics Manager
It is essential that the postholder will have proven experience gained in a fast moving, high volume manufacturing or automotive environment at a similar level.
Have knowledge and experience in the use of continuous improvement tools and techniques, foremost Kanban but also including 5S, 7W, SW, MIFA
Be able to demonstrate previous management of a team at varying levels within a business
Have previous experience of change management and its implementation
Understand Export procedures and legal requirements
Be numerate with strong problem solving and analytical skills
Able to work under pressure without supervision and on own initiative
Six Sigma certification would be advantageous
Why Should You Apply?
Be instrumental in driving change and making improvements that will affect the business
Work for a global leader
Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.
Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
Quality - Engineering, Management
Design - Engineer, Management
Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
Production / Process Engineering
Health, Safety & Environmental
Project Engineering, Management
Leadership and Management
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