Logistics Manager

Location
Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
GRG393
Contact
Marc Powell
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Logistics Manager
Based in Treforest, Pontypridd
Salary up to £40,000 + Excellent Benefits

The UK's leading and best-known food-on-the-go retailer are currently looking to recruit an experienced Logistics Manager at their production facility in Treforest, near Pontypridd. The role is key in overseeing the efficient operation of the site, with the primary focus on managing the logistics process, involving stores, despatch, traywash, transport and customer services, ensuring all aspects run smoothly and in accordance with relevant legislation.

The Role
o Managing a budget of around £4.3m, 120 staff split between day / night shifts, and a fleet of 35 - 18t trucks
o Liaising with the production and retail management teams to establish measures to achieve continuous improvement, assisting in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures
o Regular reviews and recommendations for action to improve customer satisfaction
o Achieving budget within the function and ensuring key cost control areas are kept in line
o Leading a team in line with the values, with high visibility through regular meetings, carrying out PDRs, and coaching, promoting a culture of achievement and responsibility

The Candidate
The ideal candidate must have a National Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), Class C license, operational management experience within a time-sensitive temperature controlled dispatch / distribution environment. Strong organisational and planning skills will be required as will effective communication and influencing skills and a demonstrable track record of achieving business objectives through people. A Logistics qualification and Diploma or Degree level is preferred however not essential.

Flexibility will also be required; while the role is Monday to Friday the Treforest site operates 24 hours a day and there will be occasions when weekend, nightshift and bank holiday cover will be required.

The Company
One of the UK's leading and most well-known bakery retailers. Offering a competitive salary plus benefits including bonus, training, and excellent career development opportunities, this is a great chance for an accomplished logistics professional to make an impact within a dynamic market-leading company.


This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Transport Manager, Logistics/Despatch Supervisor, Distribution Planning Manager, Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Site Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Pontypridd, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Llantrisant, Tonypandy, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.

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