Import Logistics Manager

  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Logistics
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • External Reference
    JN-052020-129615
  • Salary
    33000 £ - 35000 £ / Year

Import Logistics Manager


Trafford Park


Circa £35,000 per annum



Office Angels are currently recruiting for an Import Logistics Manager to join our client based in Trafford Park. This global manufacturing company is a busy fast-paced environment and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has experience of managing deep sea imports including the logistics, efficiency and cost control.



Duties will include:




  • Ensure quality and on time delivery of goods including ensuring timely clearances of ports

  • Manage all costs including achieving competitive shipping/clearance rates

  • Building excellent relationships with contacts including freight forwarders, shipping lines, internal departments and customers

  • Maintaining detailed logs of shipments and sharing with commercial teams to ensure all parties are up to date

  • Checking import and shipment documentation and contracts

  • Carry out tender and negotiation process for suppliers

  • Take ownership of any projects and train staff members on legislative changes

  • Any other tasks as and when required




We are looking for candidates with:




  • Vast experience of imports, shipping and logistics

  • A solid work history with longevity at previous employers

  • Experience of managing a team within a large organisation

  • The ability to drive change and improve processes

  • A customer centric attitude

  • Commercial accumen

  • Problem solving ability

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Previous experience in a fast paced environment




If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please send your CV ASAP to lizzie.kelly@office-angels.com or call the branch on 0161 832 7600 if you have any queries. Due to the high volume of CVs we are currently receiving we are unable to reply to each application. If you have not heard from us within 5 days, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Office Angels is an equal opportunity employer



Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lizzie Kelly