Logistics Operations Manager

The Logistics Operations Manager creates procedures for logistics management to optimize product workflow and minimize cost. Manages and plans for logistics policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Logistics Operations Manager typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Has responsibilities for vendor selection and negotiation, distribution, transportation, and inventory control. In addition, Logistics Operations Manager typically reports to a senior manager. The Logistics Operations Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as a Logistics Operations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

Logistics Operations Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Logistics Operations Manager to join our team.


  • good vision, good hearing, and mobility.


  • Strong experience and knowledge of Health & Safety within logistics operations – you must hold IOSH certification;
  • Transport Manager CPC;
  • Excellent people management experience and abilities – capable of motivating, inspiring and supporting your team;
  • Strong IT skills/capabilities;
  • Previous managerial experience gained within a logistics/distribution environment – warehousing, transport;
  • Strategic leadership ability, coupled with experience in long-term planning to accommodate growth opportunities;
  • Previous experience within the furniture industry will be an advantage;
  • Can identify areas where change of process or procedure can benefit the business and improve customer service;
  • Knowledgeable in H&S requirements;
  • Educated to GCSE standard or above;
  • Understanding of multi-user environment;
  • Reporting of KPIs;
  • Experience in managing minimum 15 staff;
  • Meets deadlines;
  • Can contribute ideas and suggestions to team meetings.