LOGISTICS MANAGER

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Job Family: Logistics
Updated At: 2019-06-12

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Develop & implement logistics processes & policies in line with Geozone and global initiatives
  • Analyse, develop and lead implementation of strategic logistics projects
  • Lead on-going efforts for establishing and sustaining continuous process improvement
  • Assist in the development of the annual logistics budget
  • Manage freight agent performance and maintain supplier contracts in conjunction with the Supply Chain department
  • In conjunction with the UK customs team, monitor customs compliance in respect of current HMRC legislation and implement corrective actions where necessary
  • Facilitate the provision of training to Weatherford facilities on all logistics matters
  • Support tendering activities and advise on all logistics matters
  • Carry out annual appraisals for direct report(s) in line with Weatherford policies and procedures
  • In conjunction with the UK customs team, ensure any import/export discrepancies are fully investigated and the appropriate notification is sent to HMRC / any other statutory body
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and attitude
  • Participate in meetings/discussions with various internal departments to ensure suitable arrangements are in place for all Weatherford shipments locally, nationally and internationally
  • Undertaking any required training to a satisfactory level of achievement
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these

Periodic domestic travel required

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Previous logistics management experience - emphasis on the oil and gas service Industry
  • Trade-related/cross-border experience relating to UK.
  • Able to develop and lead others in a team environment
  • Must have good organization skills and be able to work within strict deadlines.
  • Must be accurate, with an eye for detail and have good communication skills

Preferred

  • Strong Quality Assurance experience - with a focus on Oil and Gas Service Industry
  • Hands-on experience in a leadership role driving a culture of change and continuous improvement
  • Be product, process and systems technically oriented.

Well organized and able to manage multiple concurrent tasks

Essential

  • Degree qualified within Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Good keyboard and computer skills
  • Clean Driving License
  • Flexibility to suit operational requirements

Essential

  • Demonstrate prior working experience in logistics management
  • The ability to work in a team environment as well as an ability to work unsupervised
  • The initiative to resolve and advise on Logistics related issues

Preferred

  • Engineering/Technical or Compliance experience

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team towards achieving shared objectives.
  • Adaptable and Flexible to accommodate operational requirements.

Able to work under time constraints and meet deadlines in a professional manner.

 

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