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Logistics Supervisor - Birmingham

Birmingham / Full time, Permanent - October, 18th 2021

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Logistics Supervisor - Birmingham

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics Supervisor to join us at our Birmingham site where you will assist in delivering service excellence through an efficient, legally compliant and cost-effective logistics department.

With working knowledge of Drivers Hours, Working Time Directive, and tachograph compliance you will ensure vehicle and driver compliance with O licence, site, EU and other legal requirements. You will Investigate, analyse and implement corrective actions, where appropriate, utilising existing systems, and work to resolve all logistics problems, eliminating inefficient supply and distribution routes, quality of service, customer losses, and ensuring the continuous improvement of working practices. Proactive in your approach, you will work on ensuring route optimisation savings are achieved, all routes profitable with as little environmental impact as possible, and optimal service levels are maintained.

Possessing demonstrable previous experience in a similar position, with a proven track record of people management, you will lead, manage, control and develop a team (including absence, disciplinary, PDR process, driver infringements and grievance, Health and Safety Training, driver assessments) using SMART objectives during regular review and feedback meetings. You will assist in the development of functional budgets, monitoring and controlling all activities in accordance with the agreed functional budget, and investigating and resolving any variances.

We are looking for a self-starter, who has previous experience in a supervisory position. A strong people manager, you will possess proven ability to listen to and influence peer group and department team members to build and lead effective working teams. Possessing strong working knowledge of transport legislation and logistics, you will be confident guiding, coaching and managing a medium to large team of drivers. You will also be able to demonstrate strong administration skills, with good attention to detail and the ability to analyse data and interpret information effectively to continuously improve the department.

With a can-do attitude you will be flexible and able to react quickly to the needs of Elis and our customers.

DESIRABLE

- HGV 2 Licence

- Management CPC

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Up to £31,000.00 per year

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