Operations / Logistics Manager

Operations / Logistics Manager




Our Global Automotive client has a released a new opportunity for a Operations / Logistics Manager to join the business located in Norfolk.


Our client provides engineering and product development services to major automotive OEMs, race teams and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers around the world. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.


You will be responsible to manage the duties in the Operations Department including; Goods in/goods out, material handling and purchasing;


- Supervise, coach and motivate other staff member to complete all daily tasks.

- Manage the receipt of supplier deliveries and update appropriate systems.

- Manage and process purchase order receipts accurately.

- Manage the receipt of part finished goods requiring further processes then obtain quotations from external suppliers, raise appropriate paperwork and arrange delivery.

- Arrange goods to be exported from our divisions, ensuring that the correct commercial documentation is produced including CPC/commodity codes and any relevant supporting documents.

- Organise and maintain imports for all sites in the UK, updating the Import log including any temporary imports that will then ultimately be re-exported outside of the EU.

- Coordinate our daily transport movement throughout the UK which involves collections and deliveries required by all UK divisions.

- Adhere to health and safety rules as applicable.

- Contribute to the attainment of departmental goals in the “President’s Message”.

- Participate in continuous improvement program.

- Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.

- Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.

- Perform other duties as assigned.



- Higher education level or equivalent experience.

- Highly analytical and methodical approach.

- Self-motivated and disciplined in their approach.

- Extensive experience leading internal and external logistics functions within a manufacturing environment.

- Experience in air-freighting, customs and exportation, importation and transportation companies

- Have previous knowledge of document control and goods-in and goods-out

- Able to work as part of a task oriented team

- Excellent attention to detail

- Able to handle multiple tasks competently and accurately

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Vacancy Details

Posted: 11/01/2018

Ref No: PW4001

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Thetford, Norfolk, UK

Salary: Negotiable

Contact: Paris Williams

Call us on: +44 (0)1329 828 007