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Logistics Manager

Ref No: FVS/LM/01/21

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 25th January 2021

As part of our ambitious growth strategy, the company now wishes to appoint an experienced Logistics Manager to support the development of the business.

Fane Valley Stores is a leading supplier of animal health and agricultural products to farmers and the rural community. With an expanding network of agri-retail stores and a strong on-line platform, our aim is to exceed the expectations of our customers. As part of our ambitious growth strategy, the company now wishes to appoint an experienced Logistics Manager to support the development of the business.

 The Role: 

• Based in Moira and reporting to the Managing Director the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating the Fane Valley Stores transport fleet; 

• Responsible for scheduling and routing deliveries across the Fane Valley Stores network and on farm customer deliveries; 

• Support the management team with the development and implementation of strategic logistics plans across the business including the procurement and development of the transport fleet. 

The Person: 

• Ideally have 5 years previous relevant experience of working in a logistics/transport role with the responsibility for managing and maintaining a fleet of HGV vehicle’s; 

• Previous experience of co-ordinating, scheduling and routing deliveries; 

• A strong geographical knowledge of Northern Ireland and the border counties; 

• A knowledge and understanding of transport regulations; 

• Strong leadership and motivational skills, with previous experience of managing people; 

• Have strong IT skills with experience in Microsoft applications; 

• Show attention to detail and be a natural problem solver who can offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs and the needs of the business; 

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; 

• Commercially astute, analytical with a high degree of numeracy skills; 

• Hold a Certificate of Professional Competence in Road Haulage; 

• Ideally hold a HGV driving licence (C+E); 

• Ideally have previous experience of on farm and rural deliveries. 

In return, the company offers an attractive salary with bonus, a benefits package, and excellent career progression opportunities. 

 To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email: hr@fanevalley.com, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply directly through our Get Got portal at https://fanevalley.getgotjobs.co.uk 

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About Us

Fane Valley Stores is the largest retail distributor of animal health, crop protection, livestock identification products and general farm supplies in Northern Ireland. Our expanding network of agri-retail stores is complemented by a market leading online trading platform.

Technical support and advice is also one of our strengths with customers having access to Fane Valley’s growing team of technical specialists in animal health, soil health and crop agronomy.

Culture

Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley Stores is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.

Benefits

In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.