Logistics Manager

Responsible for all aspects of the logistics supply chain, stores management, development and optimisation of site logistics solutions to meet the needs of the project. Logistics Manager's are required to manage the movement of people, goods and equipment at the construction site and control site facilities management.


Main Responsibilities

Typical Logistics Manager duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan site set-up to move labour, plant, and materials around site efficiently
  • Plan internal and external logistics routes through the project phases focusing on separation of vehicles, machinery and people. Lay down areas and offloading points
  • Pre-plan the usage of key assets such as hoists to ensure planned assets meet the needs of the program
  • Create a secure site
  • Responsible for all traffic management internally and externally, weighbridges and road network cleanliness
  • Manage installation of site accommodation and manage these facilities
  • Create operational procedures and method statements
  • Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics is represented at site meetings
  • Produce daily, weekly and long term movements plans
  • Understand procurement arrangements
  • Control materials in and out of site
  • Plan and integrate with key contractors to meet the needs of the planned programme and de-confliction of on-site space and time where appropriate
  • Assist in the evaluation of potential logistic suppliers and appropriate delivery management booking systems
  • Variation control and early communication of foreseeable change
  • Commercial/contract basic understanding
  • Organise resources to enable contract deadlines to be achieved
  • Responsible for ensuring logistics activities are not a constraining factor on the program, where deemed unavoidable ensuring the issues are communicated in order that de-confliction can occur.
  • Ensuring the organisation's safety policies are followed
  • Creating of site-specific safety manual, ensure first aid cover and equipment is present
  • Responsible for ensuring that material movement to and from the workface does not cause damage to the works, the workforce or the public
  • Complete safety inspections to company and client standards
  • Ensure team has safety training to the company and client's standard programme
  • Create appropriate logistics awareness training and deliver to site workforce
  • Produce method statements, risk assessments ensure lifting plans are produced
  • Safeguard vulnerable road users from traffic and transport created by the site
  • Create, maintain and update the Site Emergency Plan
  • Provide logistics instruction to all project suppliers
  • Manage all movements to and from site and keeping associated records
  • Plan to and maximise load capacity on all vehicles arriving at site were possible ensure suppliers use appropriate vehicles for delivery
  • Ensure that drivers and vehicles meet the required standards before being accepted to site
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