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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager
Sector: Bespoke Packaging Manufacturing
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
Package: Basic Salary £30,000 plus Bonus
& other excellent PLC Company Benefits  
Hours: 40 hours across Monday-Friday
 
 
The Company
Macfarlane Design & Manufacture are seeking to appoint an experienced Logistics Manager with a proven track record of implementing change and driving efficiencies who shall assume responsibility for the warehouse and drivers team based in Westbury. Our specialist manufacturing division designs and manufactures bespoke protective packaging solutions. Our customers are UK wide and span a number of key verticals including: Aerospace, Defence, Electronics, Industrial and Medical.
 
Logistics Manager Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Logistics Manager in Westbury. This is a high focused-role, providing a wonderful opportunity for the right person to make a real impact. We believe that our logistics strategy plays a fundamental role in the success of our business; we have state of the art support systems and facilities, ensuring a first-class service is provided to our customers. This senior role will be pivotal in ensuring the continued success of the Westbury site, being responsible for delivering operational excellence, managing budgets and ensuring KPIs are exceeded.
 
Logistics Manager Key Duties
Reporting to the General Manager, key duties and responsibilities of the role include:  
 

  • Managing a 30,000 sq.ft warehouse, with responsibility for warehouse and transport, personnel. Lead, motivate and develop the logistics team to ensure all duties are fulfilled to the required standards and within health and safety requirements
  • Ensure the on-time delivery (in good condition) of the correct product
  • Responsibility for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all materials purchased/requisitioned for stock and to our customer requirements
  • Schedule deliveries to our Customers by our own vehicles or outside carriers to achieve a 24/48 hr delivery service by the most cost-effective method.
  • Effective management of the logistics budget and provision of management reports as required
  • Control the use of the warehouse to ensure maximum use of space, keeping stock at optimum levels
  • To ensure, where applicable, that the legal requirements of our “O” license are complied with.

 
Do you have the correct profile?
Successful candidates will have a logistics background with proven experience in line with the above duties and responsibilities. You will be results oriented and target driven individual, possessing the leadership skills required to maximise the full potential of your team. You will have a real team spirit and be able to build relationships with internal and external partners, possessing excellent communication skills.
 
The Package
In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with an attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme, and flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: 23 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), contributory pension & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

Next Steps
This is an urgent key appointment whereby shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for interview at our Westbury site. We are seeking to appoint the successful candidate to commence ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion.
 
 
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