Logistics Manager

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Salary Description
per annum
Contract Type
Gloucester ,

Logistics Manager


£30,000 - £40,000


Our client is  looking for a Logistics Manager to join and manage their Skip Hire department. The role will be based from our main waste facility at Moreton Valence in Gloucester and our Tewkesbury waste depot.




Take overall responsibility for the Skip Hire department.

Line manage three routers and take overall responsibility for drivers.

You will be required to effectively and efficiently manage the Skip Hire fleet in accordance with customer, company, contractual and legislative requirements.

To develop and maintain excellent open lines of effective communication both internally and externally. Whilst maintaining a positive "can do" approach to all tasks, whilst being approachable at all times.

Integration and close working relationships with Skip Hire Division managers and supervisors and other divisional managers and supervisors.

To build pro-active relationships with Headquarters departmental managers and teams ensuring that Trade Waste business benefits from the specialist skills and support available.

To problem solve and have the ability to route vehicles effectively, taking into consideration account profit and productivity.

To ensure that Skip Hire is providing a safe and cost effective day to day operation that meets, if not exceeds, customer expectations, both internal and external.

To fully exploit commercial opportunities.

To maximise productivity and achieve company KPI's

Responsibility for all Health & Safety within Waste Transport, with support from the Waste Divisional Manager and/or H&S Group Manager when needed.

To keep drivers informed about any changes in procedures and provide them with relevant information about their work, legislation and training if necessary. Arrange and conduct driver's meetings/tool box talks, to ensure all drivers are kept up to date with company activities including current, new and future legislation.



Person Specification:


The successful candidate must have previous experience of managing in a transport environment and be confident in these duties.

They must also be able to train and guide staff when necessary.

The successful candidate will need a financial and commercial understanding and awareness.

Able to create, develop and maintain strong working relationship with customers.

Good decision-making skills, able to analyse, prioritise and plan as well as responding to quickly changing workloads.


Company Benefits


Life assurance scheme

Competitive salary

Corporate gym membership discount

Free tea and coffee

Free onsite parking

Company mobile phone

Company vehicle/car allowance

Support of a friendly and knowledgeable team

A busy and varied role

Employee discount on Skip Hire



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