Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

Job Overview

Leeds, England
Job Type
Full Time
£50,000 - £55,000 Per Year
Date Posted
16 days ago

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Job Description

A great opportunity to work in a fast paced, innovative and growing market has been created for a Logistics Manager to support the material management of internal material movements to meet the production demand.

Key Deliverables:

* Inventory control
* KPI development - Inventory Turns, Quality, Inventory holding, Material Flow performance to Cells etc.
* Team Management - Operational Performance and People Performance
* Dispatch - quality control, delivery performance
* Manage a multi-site operation

Key Duties

* Managing inventory within budgetary constraints by monitoring stock levels & production demand and by reviewing materials
* Working with operations to build a reliable warehouse forward forecast
* Quickly identifying short term priorities based on operational needs
* Understand problems, initiating long term structured improvement projects and ensuring their timely delivery
* Reviewing discrepancies and driving continuous improvement
* Managing and initiating specific improvement projects
* Using IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs
* Using associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
* Using data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
* Allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs
* Liaising and negotiating with 3PL contracts required to support the supply chain operations
* Continually trying to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures
* Implementing health and safety procedures
* Managing staff training issues
* Motivating other members of the team
* Setting objectives


* Have management experience with leading a team across Material Handling, Warehousing and Distribution
* Have experience working in a manufacturing and/or supply chain environment
* Be competent in the use of Excel to an advanced level for reporting purposes
* Have experience working with material and supply chain management in a manufacturing business
* Have experience with lead change initiatives that drive best practice and performance improvement
* Have led training on health & safety, SOP and warehouse management systems

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Car, Pension, Holiday, Bonus + Benefits

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of business across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions


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