Location: Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday

Salary: Competitive


As a Logistics Manager within Precon Products Ltd you will: manage and oversee all aspects of transportation across every one of our depots, lead staff within the transport department, and support the Woolpit yard and warehouse operations. This is a varied role within an expanding, fast-paced and dynamic business.

If you have strong management skills, are a confident multitasker and have a positive attitude, please apply for this role.


Responsibilities:

Staff Management:

  • Effectively manage all staff within the transport department and support
  • Conduct regular staff performance reviews alongside HR.
  • Manage and provide training and guidance to staff to enhance their skills and performance.
  • Managing ongoing staff development, changes, additions to the transport department and yard teams as the company expands to meet changing demands.
  • Implement best practices for warehouse organization and efficiencies.
  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure seamless logistics operations.

Daily Routing:

  • Oversee all transport operations for all sites and any new depots as the company expands, ensuring timely and efficient delivery of goods.
  • Manage and organise daily vehicle routing.
  • Track orders using vehicle trackers and ensure regular contact with drivers is maintained.
  • Supervise warehouse and yard operations at the Head Office in Woolpit.
  • Ensure drivers are returning and correct PODs/EPOD’s on time, signed, dated, and printed, collection notes returned to Transport and then passed to Accounts.
  • Work closely with sales department to ensure Precon meets the needs of our customers with timely delivery of orders, plus accommodating any site restrictions.  Update the sales department on eta’s.

Vehicle maintenance and compliance:

  • Manage and oversee maintenance requirements to ensure Precon is compliant with all the relevant schemes and delivery regulations i.e., FORS/CLOKS.
  • Manage and ensure maintenance and repair needs for all Precon vehicles trucks, vans, and forklifts.
  • Ensure compliance with transportation regulations and safety standards.

Department Performance:

  • Monitor invoices received from various transport companies.
  • Monitor and report to Directors regarding ongoing transport costs to ensure department is not exceeding budget, e.g., reviewing rates of couriers, exploring cost saving shipping options available.  
  • Analyse logistics performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to streamline processes and reduce costs.
  • Manage relationships with 3rd party couriers and 3PL partners.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize transportation processes and reduce costs.
  • Anticipate and address any logistical challenges or issues proactively with Operations team.

Required Skills & Experience:

Experience

  • Logistics background
  • Ability to create and maintain successful internal and external relationships
  • Management experience
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced environment

Desired Skills (but not essential)

  • A basic understanding of the construction industry

Personal Qualities

  • Good sense of humour
  • Strong work ethic
  • Goal-orientated

Benefits

  • A fantastic benefits scheme including shopping discounts, healthcare and experience perks
  • Tastecard
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Car benefit scheme
  • Training Opportunities
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Competitive Salary
  • 28 days holidays with potential to increase

Apply

To apply for the role of Logisitics Manager please email your CV to hrinternal@preconproducts.co.uk

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