Logistics Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Job Ref:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a CPC licensed Logistics Manager to join our Tillery Valley Team in Wales.

Based from the Abertillery site with travel to other depots across the UK you will oversee the national distribution requirements of the Tillery Valley business through its distribution centres,

You'll be a forward thinking and strategically minded individual, who keeps up to date with modern logistical trends and be an experienced leader with the ability to manage through people and have worked in a similar large scale logistical operation. 
Job DescriptionA Competitive Salary and benefits package
Main Responsibilities
Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice logistics vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures in order to aid and improve operational performance of the Tillery Valley business.
Maintain overall responsibility on legal compliance around the “Operators” license commitments under EU regulations.
Responsible for the company OCRS score, as monitored by the Department of Transport and Traffic Commissioners office.
Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, or customer issues in liaison with the other operational department leads.
Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimisation  opportunities.
Manage, coach and develop a high performing team

The Ideal Candidate
CPC National Licence (essential)
Fully conversant in relevant EU legislation with regards to driver’s hour’s law, vehicle maintenance under Operators Licence and legal commitments / working time directive (essential)
Experience in large scale national logistical operations.
Management of large teams, with the ability to manage through people, and communicate at all levels; including people performance
Ability to analyse results and understand and present findings
Ability to work at a senior management level and engage peers and stakeholders

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Samantha Finch

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