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Packing & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   27 January 2020
  • Salary:   £32000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   High Wycombe
  • County:   Buckinghamshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211600701
  • Company:   CV-Library
I have a new position go live in the High Wycombe area close to the Cressex Industrial estate where our customer is looking to expand their business and so are recruiting for a Packing and Logistic/Transport manager. This role does involve a lot project planning with delivering to tight deadlines (Please see job spec below, however please do call to discuss as I can explain exactly what they require)

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £32,500 - £40,000 (Basic) see at bottom of job spec overtime rates.

Main Duties for the Packing and Transport manager:

• Liaise with production teams to receive furniture from manufacturing in time for customer delivery dates

• Responsibility for all packing of furniture, (including clear identification), storing of same and the subsequent loading of vehicles and arranging all deliveries to the customers.

• Manage routing and load planning of transport, ensuring correct sized vehicles for each site are sent.

• Arrange carriers (i.e. TNT, FEDEX) for orders that cannot be done using our vehicles and/or that are needed urgently (i.e. samples)

• Excellent customer contact is vital, including; arranging delivery, site access, site survey, completion of forms required prior to delivery, via telephone or email. Must be able to deal with people at all levels, with all temperaments.

• Ensuring vehicles are maintained, cleaned, serviced etc.

• Implement cost effective distribution routing using our own drivers/installers and sub contract installation teams, ensuring costs are minimised, by using as few installers as is practicable for the order.

• Constantly look to optimise cost reductions across the whole of the logistics process

• Arrange for the necessary installation team to access site, including any site inductions and security clearance as required

• Find and develop new installation partners for work across the UK

• Fill in and send to customers any RAMS, or other customer paperwork as required prior to delivery including site installation forms

• Excellent IT skills required, including organising and completing the logistics calendar on outlook, SAP, word, excel spreadsheets (for monthly reports) training will be given if required.

• Liaise with the other teams in the company including; production, design and sales

• Able to visit sites to assess site conditions prior to delivery if required

• Reporting to the works manager

• Located in the factory in the packing / goods inwards area

• Look after your team , which includes a packer and currently 2 installers

• Ensuring best practise including health and safety, environmental, quality with team

• Motivation and discipline of team, including yearly appraisals

• Receive goods into goods inwards, arranging distribution internally to the correct department/person


• Life assurance scheme
• Pension contributions employers pay as per statutory only
• Holidays 22 plus public holidays
• Salary for 45 hours basic week overtime at 1 1/3, 1½ and double time thereafter

For further information please do contact Andrew Wilson at MTS on (phone number removed)

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