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Logistics Manager

The Role – What will I be doing?

As the Logistics Manager, you will provide a comprehensive, worldwide logistics service across the business, ensuring compliance with customs and international trade and providing first-class customer service.

You will manage the import/export team, providing coaching and supporting their development.  This is to ensure the team provides the best possible support to achieve these objectives.

A critical element of this role will be to define and implement strategies to ensure our global transportation is efficient, cost effective and provides a seamless customer experience.

As well as being the subject matter expert for all shipping related activities, you will take full responsibility for selection, audit and day to day management of logistics providers involved in shipping, import and export across the business.  You will ensure the most appropriate and capable providers are in place to meet the current/future needs of the business.

Compliance with HMRC/trade-related regulations is critical for this role as well as ensuring all internal policies are up- to-date and being followed.

What skills and qualifications do I need?

This position requires a degree in logistics management, supply chain management or similar.  Substantial experience in international logistics is essential, ideally in the engineering/manufacturing industry.

You will need to have up to date knowledge of import and export regulations and compliance requirements including a thorough understanding of international customs and paperwork requirements.  It is also essential that you have an understanding of and experience of working with Incoterms.

You will ideally have good knowledge of international shipping protocols and export licensing and controls.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential.  This role will require the ability to manage multiple tasks, so time management is key, along with a high level of attention to detail.

This role needs someone that is highly motivated and a self-starter with a passion for driving change and continuous improvement.

 

 

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