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Logistics Manager (South)

Job reference: 
5580/INT
Location: 
South West
Employment type: 
Permanent
Salary and benefits: 
Logistics Manager (South)
Job description: 

The company

Our client is a Biomass wood fuel distribution company which also develops low carbon heat and power assets, and invests in companies which support decarbonisation.  Their mission is to help UK businesses unlock the potential of decentralised, low carbon energy which supports the UK’s transition to a low carbon economy.

The role

They are looking for a commercially focused distribution specialist to manage the logistics and operational bases across the South of England. Reporting to the Logistics Director, you will have full P&L responsibility for day to day running of multiple sites, overseeing all transport and operational areas. This will include the development of staff and ensuring legally required standards are met with regards to both vehicles and depots, alongside developing effective KPI’s and budgets.

The requirements

The ideal candidate will be from a commercially focused logistics background where they have driven continuous improvement in quality and service.  They will also understand the detailed costs in operating vehicles and instinctively know how to run a lean operation whilst empowering and motivating their teams.  They will have managerial experience of drivers and staff and a thorough understanding of best practice in the logistics and supply chain sector. A CPC is essential and some knowledge in human resources matters would be an advantage.