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Logistics Team Leader (Manager Designate)

Zoek Pin Llanrumney Community, Cardiff, Wales

£32000 - £37000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 6 days ago

Logistics Team Leader (Manager Designate)

Cardiff (Free Parking Available)

Full Time, Permanent


– , Hours per Week

Highly competitive starting salary up to £37,000, with potential for this to increase in line with evolving responsibilities

Excellent benefits package including 24 Days annual leave (increasing with length of service) + Bank Holidays, and defined Pension contributions between 5-10%

Aspire Recruitment Services are honoured to be representing a global market leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of electronic products. With a multi-national presence, they are at the forefront of their industry, employing a strong and collaborative team who operate across 50 countries.

Their business ethos is of energy, creativity and innovation; a united team committed to professional excellence. They embrace talent and tenacity, rewarding their employees with attractive remuneration packages as well as a structured and nurturing environment in which to progress.

Due to continuous growth, they are currently seeking a Logistics Team Leader to join a division of the business responsible for the design, development, production and distribution of mobile technology. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operation of supply chain logistics. You will lead a team in executing logistics plans to move products and packages to reach destinations on schedule. You will be chiefly responsible for reviewing freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low as well as implementing and maintaining quality standards throughout the logistic processes. Joining the business a Team Leader, this role offers very genuine potential to progress quickly into a Management role.


* Oversee the distribution, movement, storage of inventory and materials.

* Resolve inventory arrival complaints and customer service disputes.

* Coordinate internal personnel.

* Negotiate supplier and shipment costs.

* Manage logistics processes budgets.

* Develop cost-reducing strategies and improvements for efficiency.

* Monitor workplace safety standards and ensure they are being followed.

* Maintain and develop a continuous improvement mindset throughout the team.

* Develop improvements in working environment.

* Identify and assign project time to process improvements.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

* 3 to 5 years’ experience in an export / import role

* Working knowledge of all customs processes and paperwork requirements

* Working relationship with major carriers such as FedEx, TNT, DHL etc.

* Post Brexit export experience to EU.

* Import / Export experience from / to USA, Canada, Japan, Singapore, China

* Proven Team Leader / Manager experience

* Appropriate academic and (or) vocational qualification.

* Proven leadership and people management skills.

* Experience of Siebel, ORACLE and SAP or similar business system (s)

* Strong KPI management and the ability to analyse data to influence KPI’s

* Excellent understanding of cost drivers and demonstrated success of cost reduction.

* Demonstrated financial awareness and ability to positively impact the P&L

* Proven CRM expertise.

* Strong problem solving and root cause analysis to ensure closed loop issue resolution

* Ideally Institute of Export / Import qualified.

Aspire Recruitment Services are acting as an Employment Agency in respect to this vacancy

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