Logistics Manager

GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
27 Aug 2017
26 Sep 2017
Laura Frost
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Manager with a Growing Service provider within the Manufacturing industry based in Bristol

Fast Moving Distributor of Bulky Goods and Line Production

Client Details

Growing distributor and assembly of goods and services based in Bristol are looking for a Logistics Manager within the Logistics distribution and Supply Chain sector .


Key Responsibilities of the Logistics Manager include;

  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, transportation and customer services

  • Direct, optimise and coordinate order cycle

  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers/customers

  • Maintain an effective plan that best suits the needs of the business

  • Keep track of quality, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency

  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints

  • Supervise, coach and train sales/planning & warehouse teams

  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets

  • Maintain driver Quality and No-show rate

  • Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements

  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

  • Directing, optimising and coordinating order cycles

  • Working with the purchasing team to effectively manage procurement strategy, considering quality, cost & delivery impact.


  • A well rounded manager with naturally high expectations of themselves and colleagues

  • The ability to implement strategy and not lose sight of the overall goal whilst effectively managing day-to-day activities

  • A desire to improve things and to provide a good service to internal colleagues

  • A willingness to take ownership for their area of responsibility

  • Proactive and logical in their approach

  • A thorough and diligent manner, yet quick to get things done

  • Tenacious and resilient when required

  • An approachable person who acts with integrity and remains professional at all times

  • Level headed under pressure with the ability to maintain good judgement and be decisive

  • Open minded enough to accept new ideas and explore the benefits, rather than resist change

Job Offer

A Salary of c£35,000 - £40,000 for the Successful Logistics Manager based in Bristol