Logistics Leader

Location Dundalk, Louth
Job type Permanent
Salary doe
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Tara Burns
Job ref D0001284_1660920132

Job description


We are looking for a Logistics Manager to join our client's organisation based in Dundalk Co. Louth. The purpose of the position is to provide results-driven leadership to team members in all Materials/Logistics processes. This role is a key leadership role within our client's business. The role involves the individual to provide results driven leadership to the team members with regards to materials and logistic process.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Coordination of on-time supplier deliveries in accordance with the value stream's production schedule
  • Act as the coordinator between the facility and key suppliers to provide material requirements on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in alignment with the Sourcing Department
  • Coordination of tasks among Warehouse, Logistics, Inventory and Planning teams
  • Support the value stream with planning resources to meet shipping dates according to customer orders
  • Develop and implement new technology so as to create a factory of the future for warehouse logistics and material planning
  • Creation and implementation of the inventory policy so as to deliver the forecast with the minimum working capital
  • Creation and implementation of cycle counting and stock taking policies
  • Own the 6S and KAIZEN programs within the warehouse, logistics and material planning.


  • Degree qualified preferably in a relevant Logistic/Material Planning discipline (e.g. APICS) and/or relevant industry experience
  • APCIS, CPIM or IIPM Diploma is advantageous


  • Proven leadership experience & a minimum of 6 years as a Materials/Logistics Manager in a medium-high volume premier international business
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of Factory of the future supply chain management methods and tools (Lean, Visual Management, 6S, Kanban, 3PL, VMO, consignment stock, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of S&OP & capacity management
  • Knowledge of smart warehousing principles


  • Excellent time management skills - a highly organized individual capable of prioritizing their own workload
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Problem solving capability
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Lean methodology
  • Proactive with regard to new technology

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