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Logistics Manager

Location: Billingham Salary: £55,000-65,000 DOE

Logistics Manager- Billingham

£55,000-65,000 DOE + Package

Our company is currently recruiting an experienced Logistics Manager to be working onsite in Billingham, UK for a leading engineering services contractor currently involved in complex technical projects in life sciences, pharmaceutical and data centre schemes across Europe. The organisation’s division includes Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection and also offer other exceptional services in Off Site Fabrication, Waste to Energy (BioEnergy),  Technical Support Services, Asset Management, Specialist Lift, Maintenance, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Outline site set-up to move labour, plant, and materials around site efficiently.

  • Design internal and external logistics routes through the project phases focusing on separation of vehicles, machinery and people. Lay down areas and offloading points.

  • Pre-plan the usage of key assets such as hoists to ensure planned assets meet the needs of the program.

  • Oversee the installation of site accommodation and manage these facilities.

  • Create operational procedures and method statements.

  • Organise site inductions, ensure induction records are securely stored.

  • Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics is represented at site meetings.

  • Describe the characteristics of the site, including site access /egress, storage capacity and arrangement by programme, labour, hoists, cranes etc.

  • Use the description to produce daily, weekly and long-term movements plans.

  • Control materials in and out of site.

  • Plan and integrate with key contractors to meet the needs of the planned programme and de-confliction of onsite space and time where appropriate.

  • Help in the evaluation of potential logistic suppliers and appropriate delivery management booking systems.

  • Ability to manage sub-contractors to deliver their package of goods or services.

  • Variation control and early communication of foreseeable change.

  • Record keeping and key performance indicator (KPI) production.

  • Arrange resources to work additional hours as required to meet project deadlines.

  • Responsible for ensuring that material movement to and from the workplace does not cause damage to the works, the workforce, or the public.

  • Responsible for safety inspections to company and client standards

  • Review & produce method statements, risk assessments ensure lifting plans are produced.

  • Prepare logistics instructions to all project suppliers.

  • Lead all movements to and from the site and keep associated records.

  • Plan to and maximise load capacity on all vehicles arriving at site were possible, ensure suppliers use appropriate vehicles for delivery.

  • Ensure that drivers and vehicles meet the required standards before being accepted to site.

  • Manage suppliers: scaffolding, welfare and office accommodation.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Outstanding communication skills that build empathy and support, engage with individuals at all levels, influence, promote.

  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail essential.

  • Mastery of the construction industry is essential.

  • Proven working experience as a Logistics Manager/Coordinator on Construction sites.

  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management.

  • Ability to lead and manage staff.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

  • A proven track record of delivery within a construction management or logistics function over the past 5 years.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • CPCS Appointed Person A61 essential.

  • CSCS, Safety Passport essential.

  • SMSTS / SSSTS essential.

  • First Aid Certification essential.

  • Lifting Supervisor Certification essential.

  • Fire Marshall Certification desirable.

  • Slinger/Signaller Certification essential.


  • Accommodation

  • Work-life rotation TBD

  • Return flights

  • Living allowance

  • Competitive salary package. 

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment. 

  • Work-life balance.

  • Training and development programs.

Please apply with your updated CV and we will contact you in return for a confidential discussion.  

Ideal candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. All applicants can expect a response after 24 hours. 

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