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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   13 October 2021
  • Salary:   £12.96 - £13.46/hour
  • Location:   York, North Yorkshire
  • County:   North Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   214892600
  • Company:   CV-Library
Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: York

Salary: £12.96 - £13.49 p/h DOE (time and a half after 40 hours)

Job type: Full time Permanent.

You may not have heard of Stage One, but you will have probably seen our work. We deliver exciting and innovative projects within the creative industries, from the Serpentine Pavilion and Olympic cauldrons, to the set for The Voice and Sports Personality of the Year. Our work can be seen around the world and usually falls into the following categories; large-scale events, theatre and TV sets, ceremonies, art installations and architectural pavilions.

Stage One is a multi-disciplined manufacturing facility spread over 14,000sqm of estate, employing a team of over 90 people. We have four manufacturing and storage facilities, engineering, fabrication, woodwork, finishing and a specialist manufacturing facility.

The Operations Department functions to support the overall running of all the departments, this includes: wrapping and packing, loading and unloading of trucks, internal site to site transport, plant maintenance, waste management, estate management.

The Role:

The Logistics Manager is responsible for overseeing a department which connects and processes materials through the different departments at Stage One.

The Operations Department receives raw materials and are responsible for the wrapping of finished goods, ensuring they are packaged safely for onward transport. In between these two stages are many tasks which need to be planned, managed and controlled.

Working closely with the Operations Supervisor, the Logistics Manager will be responsible for the overall department performance, including managing assets and managing team members.

Key Responsibilities:

To supervise and manage the department, including reviewing processes, implementing changes and increasing efficiency
To lead and manage the Supervisor of the department
To co-ordinate with all departments ensuring that the necessary support is directed to the right place
Ensuring all immediate reports are correctly briefed, fully tasked and aware of timescales available for allocated tasks. Approving immediate reports timesheets
Responsible for sourcing and organising extra plant as necessary
Responsible for arranging/coordinating storage requirements for Projects and Clients
Assist in the movement of raw materials and built items between company workshops and suppliers, as required
Liaising with regard to agency requirements and with trucking companies as required
Assisting in the preparation of equipment and road boxes for site
Liaison with Project management and Production
Production planning is considered across all projects involving the Operations Team
Ensuring staff performance reviews and related training plans are completed in line with review schedule
Responsible for training members of the department, ensuring new members and agency staff are inducted properly and signed off on all relevant training
Assist production departments, as required, to maintain housekeeping standards within the workshop and external loading areas
Supporting the Head of Production where necessary to facilitate Production requirementsPerson specification: (Essential)


A general education to include 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above (including Maths and English), or an equivalent educational qualification, or relevant experienceKnowledge

Thorough knowledge of loading and unloading vehicles
Knowledge of H&S and correct use of PPE
Understanding of health and safety issues in relation to manual handling and COSHHSkills, abilities and competencies

Previous loading/unloading/crewing experience
Previous Supervisory / Management experience
Previous experience within a workshop environment
Experience of working to varying production deadlines & changing specifications
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
Ability to effectively organise and prioritise own work and follow procedures in order to produce work to a high standard, to required deadlinesPersonal attributes

Positive attitude to work
Highly organised and able to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight deadlines
Drive, enthusiasm and commitment
Have a flexible approach to working hours, so that these can be arranged to meet the needs of the business, particularly during busy periods of the year
Willingness to undertake relevant training as appropriate
Enthusiasm to support other areas of the department as requiredAdditional information: 07:30 - 16:00 Monday to Friday, with 30-minute lunch break, overtime as required which may include weekends

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience of Logistics Analyst, Distribution, Import Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, Shipment Coordinator, Coordinator, Export, Transport Coordinator, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Supervisor, Warehouse Operations, Shipment Supervisor, Transport Supervisor, Stock Control Coordinator, Supply Chain Coordinator, Stock Control Supervisor, SAP, Supply Chain Analyst, Transport Manager and Transport Analyst will also be considered for this role

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