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Logistics Manager- Manufacturing

  • Job added:   24 July 2020
  • Salary:   £45000 - £50000/annum Excellent Benefits
  • Location:   Rugby
  • County:   Warwickshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212240135
  • Company:   CV-Library
Logistics Manager- Manufacturing

Working for a hi-tech engineering organisation at their design and manufacturing facility, you will take ownership of all logistics and stores matters managing a small team of 3. Although you do not need to be a technical expert in their niche area of technology you will need a strong understanding of logistics and distribution within a manufacturing environment.

You will need to have a proactive approach to management and will be looking for ways to improve and streamline the logistics process implementing any improvements which will have a long-term benefit on the efficiency of the business.

The site does all design and manufacturing on-site, working in close collaboration with another facility they have in the UK on the build of the products with a view to then export them on a global scale. They already have an export/compliance team so this role will really focus on distribution shipping and overall logistics and operations management.

Some of the day to day responsibilities will include:

-          Supervising and coaching the team and putting in place cost, productivity and timeline targets for logistics and stores.

-          Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation, and customer services.

-          Arrange warehouse and process shipments.

-          Ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations, H&S and ISO requirements.

-          Ensure that shipping within the business is managed within one system.

-          Developing effective relationships across all areas of the business.

For this role we are looking for a proven logistics management background with experience of working in a hi-tech manufacturing environment. You will need to lead from the front and have a drive for improvement with practical examples of how you have transformed /improved a logistics department

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