Logistics Assistant


Logistics Assistant: Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Logistics Assistant Leeds Manufacturing & Factory Permanent 09/09/2020

Reporting into the Logistics Manager, the role holder will be responsible for organising the transportation of finished goods to storage and construction sites using third party haulers. The role holder will be required to liaise with production and planning colleagues to organise the timely transportation of materials and sub-assemblies between subcontractors and the factory.

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves : 

  • Development of internal and external relationships across the group
  • Inventory and Logistics Management
  • Trailer checks and updating the Trailer Location Sheet
  • Liaising with Site Managers with regards to delivery updates and site delays
  • Update and circulate weekly transport lists
  • Update Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and circulate via Excel spreadsheet
  • Plan trailer exchanges into the yard and factory
  • Plan Sigmat vans with Sigmat driver(s) and ensure vehicle safety
  • Arrange collections
  • Raise manual delivery tickets
  • Request Purchase Orders
  • Prioritise any modifications of product
  • Comply with Sigmat Quality procedures
  • Comply with Company Health & Safety procedures
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for :

  • Previous experience in production/planning or logistics in a fast-paced manufacturing facility
  • A dynamic individual with a 'can do', results driven approach and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to develop, learn and continually improve
  • Commercial awareness
  • The ability to think analytically and strategically
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Customer focused with commercial awareness
  • Must be PC literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly in Microsoft Excel

What we are offering : 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off 
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans 
  • Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment
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