Logistics FLM

Ref: | Permanent | Logistics, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Logistics FLM
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Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Logistics, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

The Role

A key member of the despatch and Transport team. This job provides leadership and motivation to the supply chain groups. Overall the role ensures the company products are safely assembled and delivered to customers on time and in full on the shifts for which he/she is responsible.

Key Accountabilities:

•Maintain a safe working environment in area of operation by actively promoting “Safety First” and “Clean as You Go” cultures.
•Ensure that self and team are fully aware and compliant with all Health & Safety standards, policies, Safe Systems of Work (SSW’s) and legislation.
•Ensure that shift is adequately staffed, trained, briefed, monitored and motivated to fulfil shift objectives.
•Develop a positive climate where all employees are able and motivated to contribute. Reward and recognise those that do well, take steps to correct behaviour of those that don’t
•Compliance with all QAS standards.
•To ensure that despatched goods meet customer expectations including code control.
•Ensure that all departing vehicles are documented, loaded and secured correctly.
•Be responsible for food safety/product integrity within despatch and transport, maintain hygiene standards and be responsible for traceability and product withdrawal procedures.
•Control Product, Code, Order fill and vehicle departure compliance, and fully explain any failure.
•Responsible for controlling costs within the shift, including Labour (including agency, absence and holidays), Damage, Sales Losses, and all other associated costs.
•Manage Despatch throughputs including de-cant, pick rates, loading, unloading, administration and other associated costs.
•Ensure shift compliance with all Company policies, procedures and aspects of employment and transport law, including; Working Time Directive, Road Transport Directive, Driver’s Hours Regulations and Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).


•CPC qualified or with motivation and demonstrable ability to achieve the qualification
•Car drivers licence
•Strong leadership and management abilities, which have preferably been demonstrated in previous roles
•PC literate, including a working ability with Excel spreadsheets, Powerpoint and Word
•Strong communication skills, orally and written
•Able to build close working relationships with a wide range of employees, suppliers and customers
•The ability to operate and make decisions effectively in a fast paced, pressurized environment
•Must be willing to work shifts


•Previous experience in transport logistics operations