Logistics Manager

Posted 15 June by RHL Easy Apply

Job Description for Vacancy No: 240772T

Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Logistics Manager

Job Status: Permanent

Skills / Qualifications/


  • Previous Manufacturing Logistics Experience
  • Leadership experience of hourly and salaried staff
  • A college degree or equivalent work experience is required for this position.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to develop a cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the department.
  • Requires a thorough working knowledge of Lean processes and tools, manufacturing operations, general knowledge of related areas

Responsibilities: Principle Activities include:

  • Direct management and development of a team of 15 support employees including section managers, team leaders, office administration and Inventory auditors.
  • Manage the Facility Inventory count process in accordance with Caterpillar Corporate requirements and lead various initiatives to improve process conformance to deliver Inventory Accuracy improvements.
  • Collection, validation and reporting of all Logistics metrics to Logistics and Management
  • Implement and manage improvement activities related to 5S, Health and Safety and Built in Quality
  • Manage and drive Lean improvements across the Logistics operation including:
  • Drive a Continuous Improvement process, ensuring new ideas are generated, worked and implemented, and any roadblocks are eliminated.
  • Drives root cause analysis and resolution on all forms of loss, i.e., safety, quality, production.
  • Deputise for Logistics Node Manager as required

This position is responsible for process improvement within the Logistics function, coordinating with support departments where applicable.

Assisting the Logistics Node Manager with budget and manpower planning requirements, various cost savings projects, and ensuring quality standards are maintained.

Salary: £43,000.00 - £50,000.00 (D.O.E)

Fringe Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave,
  • 12% bonus,
  • Childcare vouchers,
  • Contributory pension scheme,
  • Contributory share scheme

Relocation Support: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Reference: 35406561

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