Aston Jones | Logistics Manager
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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

Full Time, Permanent
London Colney
Posted 2 months ago

My client has been established for over 30 years and are a market leader within the builder’s merchant trade industry. They currently employ over 60 staff across multiple sites and have built a fantastic reputation for providing quality products to the building trade industry. Due to on-going expansion, they now have an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Manager to predominantly be based at their London Colney site in St Albans, with some travel to other local sites also required.

 

Role responsibilities:

  • Liaise with key company employees to determine their logistical needs
  • Monitor the whole fleet and improve fuel consumption and delivery times
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best value for the company
  • Identify and research potential new vehicles and supporting IT programs
  • To act as a company ambassador when dealing with customers and clients
  • Research new products and services to meet company’s common goals
  • Comply with governing bodies to ensure company’s and staff safety
  • Work independently on your own initiative as well as effectively as part of a wider team

 

Essential requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Transport Manager
  • Knowledge of external couriers and how they operate
  • Driving licence with your own vehicle or transport
  • CPC and an LGV/HGV class 2 licence
  • Understanding of driver’s hours rules and restitution periods and “Road Transport Directive Legislation”
  • Good understanding of fleet management and familiarity with FORS
  • Excellent communication – both written and verbal
  • Top class organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to fit to the needs of the business
  • Analytical, with a proactive and positive attitude
  • Computer literate
  • Take ownership, be accountable, passionate, motivated and committed to your work
  • Strong team player

 

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive base salary from £35k to £45k per annum depending on experience
  • Quarterly bonus based on company performance
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 4:30pm. You must be able to commit to these working hours (42.5 hours per week)
  • Company Nest pension scheme
  • Free, secure company parking
  • On-going training and development
  • A host of other benefits that would be discussed at interview stage

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and reputable team of trade professionals. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.

 

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Job Features

Job CategoryTransport & Logistics
Salary£35000 - £45000 Per Year
Please email your CV to rahul@astonjones.com. In the body of your email, please include the job title & location of the role you're applying for as without this, we will not be able to process your application. Thanks!
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