Logistics Manager

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus package
Sector: Civil Engineering, Construction, Hospitals
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: LM/CB/SAC/2024


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Sphere Solutions are currently recruiting for a logistics manager to work for a large contractor at the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.

  • Cardiff
  • £55k – £65k plus package

Role Purpose:

The Logistics Manager is responsible for the coordination of the collection of waste, transportation to its due skips, ensuring the proper segregation of the waste and managing their authorized disposal out of the project. The role holder is required to develop and maintain robust relationships with suppliers, vendors, manufacturers and retailers and manage the entire order cycle to ensure project operations run smoothly and that materials and equipment are managed efficiently.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, agree and manage contracts with suppliers, vendors, manufacturers and retailers.
  • Plan and organise shipments, and transportation out of the site.
  • Organize the labours appointed to support him in his duties.
  • Plan and resolve issues regarding waste management.
  • Operate IT systems to manage timings, costs and stock levels.
  • Coordinate the work with the logistics manager for deliveries and liftings.
  • Report to the works manager.
  • Work with procurement and commercial teams on product selection as required. Plan and analyse budgets and expenditures.
  • Plan and oversee future stages. Oversee logistics and transport services.
  • Plan and analyse budgets and expenditures.
  • Comply with all legislation regulations and company policies.
  • Analyse data to assess performance, discover logistical problems and devise plans for improvements..
  • Ensure health and safety, quality and environmental standards are followed and adhered to.
  • Liaise with client representatives in a professional manner with regard to quality, safety and environmental monitoring.
  • Leading the collaboration intent and charter with the wider project team, in all aspects of the project.
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, and costs to optimise efficiency.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Engineering/ Manufacturing, Logistics / Supply Chain or equivalent qualification.
  • CSCS Card – Professionally Qualified Person (White) or Construction Manager (Black)
  • 10 years’ experience in a similar role (Logistics Management within the Construction/ Engineering industry).

In addition to the above:

  • Proven record of successful distribution and logistics management.
  • Proficient in standard logistics software.
  • Attention to detail with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Logistics Management System Implementation and Auditing.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Software packages: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple items..
  • Excellent ability to negotiate to achieve the best price from suppliers.
  • Establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Logistics requirements within the organisation are adhered to.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Extensive Construction knowledge.Membership of a related professional body e.g. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)10+ years’ experience in a similar role (Logistics Management within Construction/ Engineering industry).Knowledge of the Spanish and/or Portuguese Language.
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001

For an informal discussion please call Connor on 07990 569 825 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

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