Logistics Manager – Import/Export

CREGG Recruitment are representing our client, a large international company specialized in IT manufacturing and logistics. We are looking for a Logistics Manager, for our busy client in Cork City.

Ideal candidate must have good experience in Import/Export side of the business.

This is a full time, permanent position, working directly for the company.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

As the Logistics Manager you will ensure the process of moving goods, in a consistent, efficient and safe manner in line with policies, procedures and project plans. You will be responsible for ensuring the right products are delivered to the right location on time, to the quality required and in the most cost-effective way.

General Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers
  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance
  • Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements
  • Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs
  • Understanding all Client requirements in relation to Transport & Logistics.
  • Assess and make recommendations for logistics processes in line with business requirements
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimisation opportunities
  • Monitoring existing logistic systems and make suggestions for improvements when needed
  • Contract negotiations for international transport with third parties to realise long term cooperation
  • Identify and implement new process flows and controls to manage key accounts
  • Ensure all procedures are adhered to in relation to industry compliance and Customer SLA’s.
  • Collaborate effectively in various cross functional workstreams to ensure operational support and adapting working models as necessary.
  • Partner with stakeholders in supply chain and across the organisation to ensure compliant transportation of client’s products
  • Plan and implement improvements to internal distribution systems or processes.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all connected with the logistics process
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
  • Ensure that all functions under supervision operate in accordance with health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and visitors
  • Other duties as required

Job requirements:

  • A minimum of 6 years management experience in similar role is required
  • Ability to manage a pipeline of multiple accounts and partners
  • Thorough understanding of MS Office tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Motivated to make a difference in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks as per deadline requirements
  • Resilient, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Expert knowledge of technical regulations related to logistics such as import/export and customs regulations, including security requirements to include aviation security


  • €55 000 – €60 000 per year (depending on experience)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus payment (based on KPI’s)
  • Additional annual leave based on service
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Discounted Laya Healthcare membership
  • Ongoing development and excellent opportunities for career progression

Contract Type:

  • Full time
  • Permanent

We are considering candidates who have to give up to 4 weeks' notice.

Please apply with your CV, if interested.

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Job Details

28 February 2024
Job ID: 9171

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