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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   20 June 2018
  • Location :   Camden Town, Greater London
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   205501506
  • Company :   CV-Library
Job Role:

The role of the logistics manager is to take responsibility for all aspects of the logistics supply chain, stores management, development and optismisation of site logistics solutions to meet the needs of the project. The logistics manager will be required to mange the movement of people, goods and equipment at the construction site and control site facilities management.

The logistics manager should ensure that the construction team is fully aware of logistics actives in support of the build program. Embrace a delivery- focused culture and organised resources to enable contract deadlines to be achieved.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Planning/programming

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.
Together 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.
Mobilisation

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.
Write formally to all suppliers including Ardmore / Paddington requiring all delivery lorries to be fitted with edge protection or alternative means of fall protection when unloading.
Write formally to all suppliers requiring their delivery vehicles to safeguard vulnerable road users by being registered into the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) at bronze level, or obtain a commitment to this objective within 6 months.
Control materials in and out of site by scheduling deliveries to specific time slots.
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.
Signage

Define and organise all site signage to the agreed corporate standard.
Ensure that signage and signage symbols used are internationally recognised.
Ensure additional languages are used in signage to ensure messages are understood.
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
Ensure all Logistics equipment is inspected upon delivery and fit for purpose.
Have knowledge of hoists and cranes, and create and agree booking system to manage their capacity.
Security

Manage guarding resource including rotas and contingency.
Ensure compliance with the Private Security Industry Act (2001).
Ensure adequate training has been provided and certification is valid.
Actively police compliance with site rules.
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.
Recruitment of operatives.
Banksman, store, labourers.
Unsolicited CVs: in relation to speculative CVs received from providers without a prior assignment issued in writing by Ardmore’s Recruitment team, no fee payable by Ardmore will apply

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