Logistics manager

Job Title: Logistics manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath Avon, England
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + healthcare + Shares
Start Date: 2018-08-21
Reference: BH-85853
Contact Name: Dominic Kendal
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2018 17:35

Job Description

Logistics manager
£50,000 + bonus + healthcare + shares
Purpose of the role
The purpose of the role will be ensuring the availability of
equipment and materials required to perform the efficient and
effective maintenance of PV Solar Farms. The suitable candidate
will also be responsible for maximizing supply chain efficiency and
effectiveness across all 4 key areas of responsibility; Logistics,
Supplier Management, Purchasing and Inventory management.
Duties and responsibilities Logistics
Establish and manage an efficient transport/distribution network Supplier Management
Identify Suppliers and establish procurement frameworks agreements
Assess and manage supplier performance Purchasing
Implement efficient and effective procurement processes
Ensure appropriate control of procurement activities Inventory Management
Warehouse Management
Implement stock control & replenishment
Monitor and analyse spares usage to determine stock levels at site, regional and central locations
Eliminate stock outs/achieve a 100% OTIF
Maintain client stocks at contractually specified levels
Establish and manage component repair & calibration facility for relevant components
Efficient and environmentally friendly disposal of waste materials General
To ensure all activities are conducted in a safe manner.
Document and maintain logistics and procurement processes
Ensure effective management of supply chain data
Preparation of reports to the Management Team.
Expertise in negotiating supplier contracts, creating and analysing bids.
Expertise in logistics and carrier contracts
understand warehouse operations and will have lead Lean/Kaizen activities to maximise efficiency in product flow in the end to end supply chain
will understand how to run the most cost effective and efficient operation possible
Work Skills
Knowledge of electrical engineering components
Knowledge of electrical distribution landscape
General Skills/Attributes
A visible leader.
Able to take ownership of situations to deliver results.
Attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to influence key stakeholders in the business.
Flexible approach to working hours.
Experience Required
Minimum 5 years running multi-faceted warehousing and logistics operation.
Education and Qualifications
Degree level, preferably engineering or logistics