Key details:
Department: Export & Logistics Department
Working Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Reporting to: Export & Logistics Manager
Location: Manton Wood
Responsible for:  Support in National and International Regions
Overall Purpose of Job
  • Whilst reporting into the Export & Logistics Manager oversee all day to day activities carried out by the Export and Logistics’ team members.
  • To support the Export & Logistics Manager and to ensure products are processed accurately and on time, minimising costs and maintaining agreed budget constraints.
  • Be responsible for reviewing current operations within the team, delivering efficiencies wherever possible, and develop a standard way of working across all regions.


General Description – Task Related


  • Liaising with orders.
  • Liaising with freight forwarders.
  • Liaising with Regional Sales Managers regarding orders.
  • Liaising with customers.
  • Data entry into reports.
  • Handling of invoices.
  • Warehouse documentation for loading.
  • Dealing with hazardous and non-hazardous transport.


Assistant Manager duties

  • To support the Export & Logistics Manager with projects.
  • To provide cover for the Export & Logistics Manager, as and when required.
  • To liaise with team members and Regional Managers to ensure Export & Logistics issues are resolved efficiently.
  • To review and evaluate working practices ensuring the efficiency of the team.
  • To implement standardisation wherever possible, increasing the flexibility across the team by ensuring cover for all regions.
  • To ensure current resources are fully utilized, in particular SAGE X3.
  • To support Export & Logistics Manager with Employee relation issues such as disciplinaries.
  • To provide employees with annual appraisals.
  • To prepare Export & Logistics reports.
  • Absence and holiday recording.


  • Managerial qualifications.
  • GCSE’S in English and Math’s.
  • Process improvement qualifications preferable.


Skills And Experience
  • Professional telephone manner.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • IT skills: must be a competent user of Microsoft packages.
  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Good communication skills (Verbal and written).
  • Experience of managing a team of 5 or more.
  • Experience in Export all around the world.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Proven track record in improving systems to deliver efficiencies.


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Job Description approved and reviewed by Cindy Thomson, 11/09/2019.