Logistics Supervisor

Blue Octopus
Handsworth, Birmingham
£20,000 per annum
21 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elis is an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene and facility services solutions. Present in Europe and Latin America, we are a leader in most of the 28 countries in which we operate, employing 45,000 professionals at 440 production and services centres; this is a great opportunity to join a company that supports their people!

We are looking for a Logistics Supervisor to deliver service excellence through an efficient, legally compliant and cost-effective logistics department.

Within this role, you will ensure vehicle and driver compliance with O licence, site, EU and other legal requirements, monitoring, analysing TMS2 data and ensuring corrective action is implemented to continuously improve the working environment.

Deputising for the Logistics Manager during periods of absence and providing relief cover for Drivers when needed, you will ensure drivers deliver high levels of customer service, risk assessments are undertaken and implemented on customer premises for major changes / new business, Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and driver compliance with site EN14065 standard, i.e. drivers disinfect vehicles every day.

Additionally, you will develop, propose and agree functional budgets with Logistics Manager, monitoring and controlling all activities in accordance with the agreed functional budget, investigating and resolving any variances.

With previous supervisory experience and a good attention to detail, you will have a C1 Licence as minimum (and ideally HGV2), CPC and experience of implementing continuous improvement programmes.

With Leadership and People Management skills; recruitment, motivation, PDR process, coaching, disciplinary/grievance, performance management, absence management etc. you will have a can do attitude and the ability to analyse data and interpret the information effectively to continuously improve the department and/or team.

Experience of lean (Six Sigma) implementation in lean manufacturing systems would be beneficial, as would Health & Safety regulation exposure in a previous role.

In return you will be joining a company that invests in training and development to provide their people with the opportunity to flourish and develop their careers!

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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