Logistics Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 12 hours ago

Reference 1403657

 Job Description

The opportunity has now arisen for a highly motivated person to fill the following position based at our Head Office in Antrim:


Ref: LM/0419

The post holder will manage the distribution of goods and materials, ensuring on time delivery with full traceability and will be responsible for the commercial vehicle fleet. Main duties will include:

  • Arrange the cost effective and on-time delivery of goods and materials between suppliers, Factory and sites. Provide tracking and full visibility for all shipments.
  • Identify opportunities to improve transportation methods delivering efficiency, cost, quality and delivery benefits.
  • Ensure that a high standard of safety is maintained and that all relevant environmental and health & safety regulations and procedures are adhered to.
  • Liaise with internal / external customers, transport companies and suppliers to negotiate and set up contracts.
  • Implement and manage stock control systems for all tools sent and returned from site.
  • Manage the timely replenishment of tool containers in accordance with the lists issued by operations. Arrange the return of all containers in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Co-ordinate the correct disposition of returned material with Stores and Production.
  • Full management for all imports and exports ensuring full compliance with HMRC regulations.
  • Maintain and control transport supplier database
  • Maintain service plan for Mivan commercial vehicle fleet and Factory lifting equipment.
  • Management of costs, overheads and personnel relating to dispatch.

Candidates must have a proven track record in a management role with responsibility for logistics and have expert knowledge of import/export and customs regulations. Candidates must have excellent leadership, organisational and communication skills with the ability to keep calm under pressure, make decisions and solve problems. Great attention to detail, commercial acumen and cost control are essential as is the drive to go the extra mile and make a difference.   

This is an opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and successful companies and the position includes a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and capability.

To apply for this position please click the ‘APPLY’ button and either upload your CV or use the Company’s application form. Alternatively, you can contact us on 028 9448 1000 or e-mail us.


Closing date for completed applications is Friday, 26th April 2019.


Mivan is an Equal Opportunities Employer