Logistics Manager

Job Ref: 170045
Sector: Other
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 05 February 2020
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England Southampton Hampshire SO16 7EP
  • £40,000 per Annum
  • Tate
  • 02380 270242
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Logistics Manager - Southampton area - £40,000

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics Manager who has a real focus on supporting the whole customer experience and who will take pride in their work. Ideally, you will have cold chain management and expertise along with a degree in logistics or the equivalent qualification.

This dynamic company offers employees a work environment that encourages creativity, work-life balance and meaningful rewards for outstanding work. They are committed to the personal and professional growth of all employees throughout the many phases of their careers.

Duties include

  • Responsible for the inventory management of the UK branch and looking after and developing a small team.
  • Ensure orders are fulfilled and shipped accurately in accordance with customer requirements
  • Minimise stock write off through expiry
  • Liaise with US Logistics team regarding inventory stocking, forecasting and best practices
  • Supervise, coach and train logistics team through hands on approach and exemplary leadership
  • Liaise and negotiate with forwarding agents and suppliers
  • Ordering of critical logistics supplies, monitoring quality and stock levels
  • Produce metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements including guidelines on hazardous shipping
  • Communicate daily with customer services team to ensure we are meeting/exceeding customer expectations
  • Manage picking and packing of domestic and international orders
  • Storage control of temperature sensitive inventory including monitoring and responding to freezer alarm call outs


  • Proven working experience - especially in handling temperature sensitive reagents/chemicals and instrument systems
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and manage staff
  • Proficient in standard logistics/customer relationship management software (SAP R3/Microsoft Dynamics CRM)
  • Strong IT literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

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