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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   9 June 2021
  • Location:   Somerset
  • County:   Somerset
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213939283
  • Company:   CV-Library
Experienced Logistics Manager required for one of our flagship projects. Managing a new logistics site from the very start, including setting up the racking space etc.

Lots of documentation required so this must be something you are both used to doing and comfortable with.

Must be eligible for SC Clearance

Role Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Logistics, the Logistics Manager will be responsible for the HPC project logistics and the inventory control of telent and customer consigned assets managed by telent?s supply chain systems.

You will also be the point of escalation for operations queries from the Project Team to ensure that the project delivers to contractual requirements.

You will be responsible for improving an existing process, establishing new ways of working, and driving process improvements across the project and warehouse facility.

Deliverables include:

Customer project inventory control processes and responsible for ensuring the best possible practice is achieved and in line with telent business processes.
Responsibility to deliver documentation on time and in line with the Project LDRC, creating and documenting the project logistics processes and supporting the client?s expectations.
To work closely with the Head of Operations, Engineering & Procurement teams to create and maintain critical workflow and reporting templates to evolve the integration of the Oracle application within the telent business
To provide monthly KPI?s on inventory management and stock integrity of items held with Suppliers, Bridgewater facility, Client storage and site compound.
To monitor inventory accuracy and provide recommendations for corrective action (system, people, or process) to prevent future re-occurrence
To oversee and drive daily cycle counting and periodic physical inventory audits within Project related storage areas.
To facilitate month-end logistics and inventory activities to provide the necessary reporting into Finance and Senior Management
Arrange logistics / transportation collections & deliveries
To lead stock audits and manage any non-conformances
To manage IT system changes affecting Logistics and co-ordinate training to the telent and customer user community where applicable
To manage the Logistics service delivery, in line with the Project Team?s contractual commitments and ensuring any service changes are captured and understood whilst providing a unified and consistent approach
To advise of any supply chain lifecycle issues and disseminate as appropriate.
To ensure telent?s and the projects Quality, H&S, Environmental and Security procedures are adopted and implemented
To manage team members by carrying out regular team meetings, face to face catch ups and performance reviews
Managing day-to-day operational metrics, including complaints. Developing and owning appropriate Service Improvement Plans
To own the Business Continuity Management plans for the Logistics service within the project.
To liaise closely with the head of Operations regularly and pro-actively feedback areas of concern, risks that may impact future service delivery capabilities and understanding customer developments and needs. Ensure opportunities are captured
To develop and maintain management relationships in the partners? organisation and ensure they are nurtured
To validate all cost of sales recharges to ensure compliance to time, cost, and quality standards


Have excellent working knowledge of the supply chain and have an understanding of the improvements that can be made to the existing supply chain process for the benefit of all involved
Demonstrable intellectual capacity to develop and deliver partnered service agreements
Good understanding of a warehouse environment, utilisation of space and allocation of resource
Proven knowledge of Health & Safety and best working practice
Strong analytical, mathematical and data analysis capability
Previous experience of managing stock levels of a significant value
Experience applying inventory control using Warehouse Management Systems
Experience in Inventory management techniques and master data management
Demonstrable ability to develop and deliver simple solutions to complex logistics processes



Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. Depth and breadth of experience may be considered where these qualifications have not been attained

Behavioural Requirements

Along with telent employee behaviours, these additional behaviours are required for this customer:

Demonstrating that safety and, in particular, nuclear safety, is the first consideration. Applying the Zero Harm principle
Being prepared to ?call out? when something is ?not right? in a constructive and positive way.
A desire to build robust working relationships beyond company boundaries.
Honesty, to admit or point out when things are not going well
Constantly seeking ways to raise performance and encouraging others to do so.
Self-awareness and humility. Being aware of one?s own limitations and welcoming the help and support of others.
Understanding the skills of the team members and valuing the contribution that each makes.
Respecting the views and opinions of others, especially when they disagree with them.
Always trying to be clear when communicating with others, taking the time to explain and to confirm the other person?s understanding.
Recognising the power of working collaboratively.
Resilience when faced with problems, seeking solutions and remaining positive.

Excellent Employee Benefits:

Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Company pension scheme
A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
An employee-funded car leasing scheme
Occupational health support
Telent Rewards Scheme
So why choose Telent for your next opportunity?

To build, run and maintain a successful network, you need a connected approach ? a team you can trust from strategy to support, and everything in between. At Telent, this is what we do!
As part of our team, you could be working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Provider sectors including London Underground, Network Rail, Transport for London, RNLI, MOD and Virgin Media. You?ll help us ensure the most important messages get through ? however tough the conditions.
Here are just some of the ways we?re different:
You?ll go further with us. We understand the importance of career development and will give you all the support you need to realise your potential. You?ll receive formal training, e-learning and mentoring from top professionals. And we offer opportunities to transfer to other sectors ? or even different technology areas.
You?ll make a difference. You could be working outdoors, battling the elements, or in one of our many offices helping us develop the network infrastructures of tomorrow.
You?ll be treated as an individual. We?re not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you?ll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.
You?ll be well rewarded. We offer salary progression that reflects market rates and personal performance, a flexible working environment and excellent training.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion

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