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About the job
When our client launched in 2009, they set out to make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. They brought great service, clear information, and honesty to a broken industry. These days their sights are set higher and do expansion, theyre looking to recruit a Logistics Team Leader.
You will be working within a small team within IET (Intelligent Energy Technology), reporting to the Operations Support Manager you will be responsible to lead their Field Logistics team to deliver excellence, efficiency and cost savings across the business.
Having worked in a fastpaced, dynamic environment before, you will be adept at delivering exceptional work and working with a range of stakeholders across office and fieldbased teams. You will understand the challenges of leaders and frontline teams and be able to support with excellent communication skills.
Whilst theyre always looking for creativity and imagination, you will also bring rigour to the Logistics Team Leader role and will be both hyperorganised yourselves and capable of organising and supporting others. Theyre a growing team, to be based in Bristol.
What is expected of the Logistics Team Leader;
This is a varied role, working with both field managers as well as their leadership team; you will lead and coordinate regular performance meetings, link both field and logistics
You will manage both internal and external stakeholder relationships, providing an account management service to all external suppliers
Working with Technical Compliance team, you will be responsible for ensuring their field engineers are compliant regarding the use of tools and consumables
Ensure accurate forecasting, demand planning and order management with all external stakeholders
Line managing duties to a team of minimum 2
Delivering costs saving alternatives to the leadership team
Forecasting in line with growth plans and ensuring third parties are aware of potential growth
Overall management and responsibility of their Fleet Contract
Managing their fleet risk profile, again working closely with Field Managers
Driving cost saving improvements within the team and the field
Overseeing grants and applications for electric vehicle charge points
What we look for in a Logistics Team Leader;
You will be handson and a starterfinisher, able to pick up an issue and feel enabled to resolve it.
A good communicator, able to express your views clearly, excellent stakeholder management and leadership skills. Being confident with juggling tasks and keeping third parties accountable whilst driving improvements in their performance. Escalating issues to the Operations Support Manager, when required.
Ideally you will have
Experience within a supplier facing role dealing with logistics
Supply Chain/Field Logistics experience
Forecasting, demand planning and order management
Strong interpersonal and social skills, with bags of energy and drive
A positive attitude, proving approachable and accessible to colleagues at all levels.
Maturity, professionalism and strength of character in a fast moving, rapidlychanging environment
Ability to problem solve
Exceptional organisational skills; youll be a stickler for detail and naturally organised...but with the resilience to flex when plans change
Experience of working in a fastpaced environment where prioritisation is required
Experience presenting data and information in a confident and clear way to senior audiences
Leadership experience which is engaging and motivating as well as being able to coach and develop your team
Previous team leader experience, showing an ability to effectively manage performance.
What the successful Logistics Team Leader will receive;
Up to £30,000 per annum
Bonus of 50%
Keyword: supply chain team leader supply chain manager logistics manager