Logistics Controller jobs
Running short on any particular good can have a long-lasting knock-on effect in a busy warehouse or logistic depot. Keeping warehouses stocked, vehicles delivering and profits coming in is the job of the logistics controller. He or she will need to make sure that when a lorry or van turns up, the delivery earmarked for them is ready to go, whether it’s pre-bundled or taken from the shelves ad hoc.
The logistics controller will often be in charge of a team dedicated to reporting potential shortages or overstocking, breakages or losses and placing orders internally or externally to achieve balance. In such cases the role will have many management characteristics, so relevant skills will be required.
Where specific legal issues cover the particular goods being distributed in the depot or warehouse, the logistics controller will be expected to be up to speed with them when they take on the role, and to maintain current legal understanding as it evolves.
An ongoing drive to find efficiencies in the logistics operation will also be required. In some cases the controller will have a budget of their own and can implement efficiency savings as long as they do not impact on the business mission and customer satisfaction.
The skills required
When running a team, staff management skills will be required, mainly an ability to delegate work, resolve grievances and perhaps perform interviews and select new members. The correct personality for this work will therefore be essential.
A quick-thinking, analytical mind will also help, as different types of stock will take varying amounts of time to be delivered and a good deal or forward planning will be required if shortages are to be avoided. With much of the reporting, ordering, dispatch and stock checking being computerised, good IT skills, especially on the most common office software solutions, will be required.
BuyerTheale£Competitive Excellent Benefits Role ProfileLockhart Catering Equipment specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products through their superior brands, providing customers with in...
Transport Manager£Competitive Bonus BenefitsTamworthWorking Shift pattern - Monday - Friday Role Profile Bunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading dist...
£48000.00 - £51000.00 per annum Benefits
Senior Logistics ManagerStevenage£48,00 - £51,000 Benefits Role ProfileBased in Stevenage Area, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its Logistics team with the recruitment of a Senior Logistic...
Reverse Logistics Coordinator
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Reverse Logistics Co-ordinator Feltham Area £25,000 - £28,000 Role ProfileBased in Feltham Area, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its Logistics team with the recruitment of a Reverse Logist...
Coventry, West Midlands
£40000 - £48000 per annum per annum
With a great culture, opportunities to get involved across divisions, direct/indirect procurement and manage projects within a large-scale organization, this Procurement Manager job opportunity is sup...
Supply Chain Analyst
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Supply Chain AnalystChester£30,000 - £35,000 Benefits Role ProfileOur client is an exciting e-commerce business looking to recruit a Supply Chain Analyst to take responsibility for inbound forecasti...
Procurement Director, FMCG
£75000 - £85000 per annum Excellent Benefits, Hybrid Working
Procurement Director (FMCG) West Yorkshire £80,000, depending on experience Do you have the energy, drive and passion to lead a developing Procurement function within a forward-thinking and moder...
Buyer - FMCG / Manufacturing experience
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Buyer (FMCG / Manufacturing) Wakefield £25,000 - £30,000 Are you eager to further develop your procurement career by taking on a more strategic procurement role?! Working for a thriving manufac...
£40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Role Title Procurement Manager Engineering & Manufacturing c . £40,000 - £50,000 BenefitsBurnley, Lancashire Role Profile Fantastic opportunity to develop & manage a world class Procurement functi...
Buying AssistantEpsom - Hybrid working£Competitive Excellent Benefits Role ProfileBunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading distributor of disposable...
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