Logistics Manager

Position: Logistics Manager

Location: Belfast

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £38K to £42K (Dependent on experience)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (Occasional weekend work required)

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

To lead the logistics team and manage all aspects of department, including but not restricted to

  • A busy container depot, a 24-hr operational hot rolled coil steel store, Container devanning and distribution operation & Management of multiple warehouses
  • Costing and budgeting new and existing customer base
  • Lead and motivate the teams on a day-to-day basis ensuring a safe and productive warehouse environment in accordance with company policies.
  • Adopt and demonstrate a Customer Centred approach.
  • Through effective leadership of Health and Safety matters, ensure best practice adopted throughout and a Safety Culture at all times
  • Operating systems accurately to ensure delivery of outcomes and effective management of goods in, warehousing, despatch and stock and logistics.
  • Contributing to systems reviews and implementing change to existing systems when required
  • Compliance fully with safe and secure handling of all goods in/Out, Stock Control, Administrative Duties, Process Improvement, Adding Stock to Systems and Cost Controls to minimise errors and maximise efficiency.
  • Lead the Logistics team to deliver business requirements on a day-to-day basis ensuring the right quality standards are met.
  • Plan assign and direct work, appraising employees accordingly.
  • As a member of the Management team, support the development of people and process across the operational areas and where necessary, other departments.
  • Conduct reviews with warehouse operations staff as required by the business.
  • Provide effective leadership, ensuring quality and delivery on time.
  • Identify and support ideas for change and improvement in the warehouse processes, which could be efficiency, quality or customer service centred or all.
  • Ensure high standards of inventory accuracy are always maintained through management of the people processes and software.
  • Involved in setting the standards, monitoring and reporting as required by senior leadership.

Essential Criteria:

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years managing a busy warehouse.
  • Minimum 3 years in direct line management of at least 4 staff
  • Excellent leadership, teamwork, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Experience in multi-tasking and making rounded decisions about resource utilisation

Managerial & Behavioural Competencies

  • Leads teams effectively and consistently across all, without bias.
  • Able to set priorities and make decisions in ambiguous situations and take initiative and measured risks.
  • Shows an ability to both lead and develop new leaders through a clear understanding of what good leadership entails and how it is delivered.
  • Able to coach and develop performance in others, unafraid to challenge others.
  • Takes responsibility to deliver results on promises, showing tenacity to achieve a high-quality outcome.
  • Must be able to adapt and demonstrate flexibility Building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues, customers, suppliers and third parties for the benefit of the business, service, and cost control.
  • Communicating across own team and third parties clearly and professionally to ensure that work is completed in a planned and timely way.
  • Develops great relationships, fosters collaboration with other functions & departments, at all levels. Able to lead and motivate a team.
  • Inspires people towards positive achievement of common goals.
  • Empowers and connects effectively with others through involvement, delegation, and trust. Open to giving and receiving feedback.
  • Demonstrates openness to personally learn and develop & share from others.
  • Looks outside areas of interest/expertise.

Person Specification

  • Must have strong evidenced core values.
  • Values behaviour and attitude and can demonstrate leadership tendencies.
  • Actively takes accountability and responsibility for actions

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