Temporary Logistics Manager – The Agency – Huddersfield

The Agency

Our very well established Huddersfield based client is looking for a temporary Logistics Manager to start asap until the 3rd of March 2023.

You will be responsible for the movement of finished goods and the management of the goods out and logistics department as well as overseeing the shipping operations and warehousing – ensuring that customers receive their finished products on time. You will have excellent organisation skills, an excellent understanding of logistics, the order cycle, and warehousing procedures. You will also have very strong man management skills; however, the team is very established and requires only day to day supervision.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

Directly manage and support the logistics team

Planning and overseeing incoming and outgoing deliveries

Negotiating and managing contracts with suppliers

Enforcing company policies and procedures

Checking the system daily to ensure orders are despatched on time

Assisting with transport bookings and the communication with transport partners

Communicating with all departments in internal meetings

Ensuring orders are advanced invoiced if collections are delayed

Managing the HR system for the logistics department on a daily basis – monitoring team attendance and time keeping

Managing and progressing quality improvement entries, ensuring remedial action is taken and communicating with relevant departments

Resolving complaints and managing claims (if necessary) with suppliers

Email management – direct and shared inboxes

Managing the approval process of transport booking invoices

Supporting the daily stocktake process

Skills and experience:

You will have proven experience in logistics management and supply chain management

Also have proficiency in logistics and inventory management software

Have excellent problem-solving and organisational skills

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

In-depth understanding of manufacturing processes

Leadership and business management skills

Ability to work well with others and have a strong attention to detail

Our client offers a very friendly working environment, free onsite parking and kitchen facilities.

The hours of work are 8 hours per day with a 30 minute unpaid break and the daily hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm.

GDPR Disclaimer: Please appreciate that whilst we review all CVs and applications, due to the high volume that we receive on a regular basis, we only respond to candidates that have been successful with their application. As such, if you do not hear from us within 14 working days, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Additionally, please note that sending a CV does not constitute a registration with THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited. In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications, and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies at this stage of our process.

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