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Logistics & PDI Manager

  • Job added:   1 August 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-388828
  • Company :   Riverside Resourcing & Consultancy Ltd

Logistics & PDI Manager - Alloy Bodies Manchester

A rare opportunity has been created at Alloy Bodies Limited for an experienced Logistics & PDI Manager to become part of their senior management team.

The Company

Alloy Bodies are one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle body building manufacturers and forms part of the Anderson Group of companies. Established in 1969, the company is renowned for innovations that push the boundaries of commercial vehicle body design. The choice of many of the UK’s major fleets, contract hire and rental companies, their reputation stands on merit, manufacturing more than 50 bodies each week.

How You’ll Play Your Part

Reporting to the Operations Manager you and your team will be responsible for getting the vehicles to and from their required location within the given time limit safely and as a result must effectively organise and manage a team of drivers and vehicles. You will be responsible for monitoring their progress and being their first point of contact should a problem arise making communication skills vital. These communication skills are also vital in the development of customer relationships, managing questions and complaints calmly and decisively. You will also be responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements. Checking all drivers have the correct PPE equipment and be aware of all transport legislation and procedures to ensure company compliance. You will also be involved in strategic development and the maintaining of any administrative records, regularly communicating with line managers to ensure smooth operation and ensure PDI is carried out in a professional & Timely manner and any error trends are documented and reported as per the company policy. You will have 8 staff reporting so will have fabulous leadership qualities. You will be involved in daily production meetings and be responsible for producing daily and weekly reports on throughput.

You will ensure that all staff alike are treated with courtesy and professionalism, making their interaction with Alloy Bodies Ltd an enjoyable and memorable experience. You will also ensure that all deliveries are carried out in a safe and timely manner ensuring all SLA are met and converse with customers in a professional manner to enhance the reputation and standing of Alloy Bodies Ltd. You will also work closely with other managers within the business.

About you

You will have knowledge and understanding of all areas of the supply chain, legislation, and relevant fleet controls. You will be able to efficiently work within a high-volume transport operation, have strong communication and people management skills being able to cultivate strong business relationships on multiple levels. Due to the high level of machinery and the importance of time constraints, you must also be safety conscious with a full knowledge of the transport operations and maintenance and be detail conscious with regards to the vehicles themselves and route planning. You will be able to look at the most cost-effective way to run PDI and the logistics departments and continual improvements and be proficient in the use of technology.

You will have an eye for detail with a background in vehicle body repair/bodyshop environment.

On Offer

40-hour week with a salary up to £45,000.

Our Process 

When applying please include a full current CV, once this has been reviewed, we will be in touch to advise if your application will be progressed through to the next stage or not. The Riverside Resourcing & Consultancy recruitment process reflects our obligations under relevant UK legislation. Whilst all applications are carefully considered, we are only able to progress applications from candidates who have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Managing your data 

We care about your personal data. The General Data Protection Regulation provides you with more control and by applying to us, we consider this to be an agreement to process your personal data in support of our recruitment and selection process. Your application data is held within our secure applicant tracking system through hireful – you will be given access to a candidate zone in this system where you can monitor and manage your application and see status updates. We will communicate with you, by email or phone, throughout the recruitment process so that we can keep you updated and inform you of your progress.


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