Logistics Manager/Supply Chain Coordinator

We're looking for an experienced Logistics Manager / Supply Chain Coordinator with experience of Brexit / EU Regulations (Import / Export) for a full time, permanent basis to work for our manufacturing / production client in the Standish / Wigan area.

This role attracts a salary of £30,000 - £32,000 pa + benefits (see below), working Mon- Fri days with the excellent opportunity to develop your skills in a large and established multi-national business.
Applications also welcomed from Team Leaders / Supervisors / Officers / acting Managers / Coordinators or similar type role with a proven track record within the Logistics / Supply Chain / Distribution sector looking to step up into a management position.
If that's you then you could be exactly what they're looking for.
The Role:
You will be primarily responsible for overseeing and managing the company's overall warehouse and logistics strategy and operations in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity.

This includes the on-site warehousing at the Wigan site and the import & export of both raw materials and finished goods from the EU and beyond.
You will be tasked with:
-Lead the Warehouse team, ensuring compliance with Company, site and regulatory standards and that all processes and systems are operated in line with site health and safety, environmental and quality standards including BRC, ISO14001 & A2 Permit.

Be a role model a health and safety culture across the team, aiming for a zero accidents warehouse operation.
-Oversee all the key stages within the Logistics operation including goods in, goods out, stock management & control, stock integrity, housekeeping and general maintenance.

Ensure stock damage is kept to a minimum via the ongoing development of appropriate work practices and control mechanisms.
-Your area of Accountability includes Warehousing, Transport and Logistics at the Wigan site.
-Lead procurement to source the right transport for our products for delivery in the UK, EU countries and beyond by planning and implementing a transport solution for our business ensuring agreed delivery targets are met.
-Control our stock.

Oversee all RM and FG storage, handling and distribution.

Deliver accurate and timely monthly stock checks.
-Become an expert in the import/export procedures following BREXIT in order to expedite swiftly any issues associated with blocked deliveries into the site or outward to customers.
-Manage the costs involved in your area while maintaining safety and quality of the SC.
-Manage and motivate the whole Warehouse team and deliver their development.
-Make and own action plans to improve the overall Logistics performance.



The Candidate:
You will need:
-Ideally qualified to degree level in Logistics, BREXIT regulation and Business practices.
-Experience in process optimisation, LEAN methodologies as well as organisational change management.
-Experience in ERP systems, preferably SAP
-5 years of successful experience in leading a relevant SC function.
-Experience in building and leading a team on delivering against KPIs.
-Able to give strong “STAR” examples of results delivery in a complex environment.
-General knowledge of health and safety standards and practices
-Fluent English – ability to communicate effectively with colleagues both verbally and in writing
Does that sound like you? If so, we'd love to see your CV.

The Package:
Basic salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum
Benefits include:
- 23 days holiday + B/hols
- Hours of work 37.5 hours/week Mon - Fri (approx.

8am – 4pm)
- Company pension
- Life assurance
- Company sick pay
- Employee assistance helpline
Key words: Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Coordinator, Distribution, Warehouse, Transport, Supervisor, Team Leader, Officer, SC, Brexit, EU, Import, Export, Expedite, Delivery, ERP, SAP, QMS, Quality Management System, HACCP, BRC, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, Manufacturing, FMCG, Continuous Production, Lean Manufacture, 6 Sigma, Packaging, Printing, Wigan, Standish, Chorley, St Helens, Leigh, Preston, Skelmersdale, Lancashire

The Company:
They are manufacturers of sustainable paper and packaging materials as well as providing solutions for waste management and the recovery of waste, and as a business they've been around since 1941.
The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive culture.

They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.
Interested? If you think you're right for this Logistics Manager / Supply Chain Coordinator role, then click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews
This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: Logistics Manager, Logistics Coordinator, Logistics Team Leader, Logistics Planner, Logistics Supervisor, Logistics Officer, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Coordinator, Supply Chain Team Leader, Supply Chain Supervisor, Supply Chain Officer, Distribution Manager, Distribution Coordinator, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Coordinator, Expeditor


  • Location: Wigan, England
  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: GPW Recruitment Services
  • Posted: 02-Mar-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com