Logistics Manager


Company 

Grafton Recruitment

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Logistics Manager
Salary: 44k
Remote (one day per month in the office in Yorkshire)

BENEFITS:

  • Up to 40,000 basic salary + 10% yearly bonus
  • 30 days holidays + Bank Holidays
  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours from 7am to 6pm
  • Discount of products
  • Healthcare services

Grafton Recruitment are delighted to be working exclusively with an established, global business to recruit a Logistics Manager. As a Logistics Manager, you will take responsibility for the efficient and effective running of the company's inbound and outbound logistics operation.
The Role:
Some of your responsibilities as a Logistics Manager are listed below:

  • Maintain excellent collaborative relationships with all key internal stakeholders.
  • Liaise with key transport and logistics providers to maintain an effective and timely Supply Chain to meets business and customer needs.
  • Provide functional and business process expertise in Logistics with focus on Freight/Transport Management, within the EMEA area.
  • Investigate and resolve any shipping or freight issues arising.
  • Set-up, monitor & report on KPIs of Freight forwarders & Logistics Carriers
  • Meet with freight and transport providers on a quarterly basis to ensure SLA's are met and review/resolve any operational issues and any market changes.
  • Reconciling and verifying the receipt of documents including Invoices, Proof of Export and relevant Import documentation.
  • Manage Logistics channel contracts and deliver effective long-term price controls.
  • Monitor and maintain up to date rates in D365 and SMARTFREIGHT.
  • Liaise with Warehouse Managers and Freight Forwarders to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of goods into the warehouse.
  • Ensure correct Insurance Policies are in place following company guidelines.
  • Communicate with Customers and assist in the delivery of Export Shipments.
  • Managing imports by various logistical methods.
  • Using customer portals and online management tools to ensure on time, in full delivery of goods in compliance with customer requirements and SLA targets.
  • Create and provide effective monthly reports on service levels.
  • Provide support and any assistance required to colleagues within the Supply Chain Operations.


THE CANDIDATE:
The ideal Logistics Manager will:

  • Provide at least 4 years' experience working in a fast-paced logistics environment.
  • Ability to working under pressure and to make logical and evidence-based decisions
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Previous customer management experience
  • Familiar with ERP systems
  • English and Maths qualifications to GCSE level
  • High level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills with great attention to the details
  • Strong business understanding and commercial mind-set
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Professional qualifications from the Logistics, Transportation or Import/Export field.
  • European language skills will be desirable

If you meet the above criteria, please apply directly by clicking the link or contact Naomi Coates on

Company 

Grafton Recruitment

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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