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Logistics Manager

Biffa Waste Services
United Kingdom
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Non CIPS member
Changing the way people think about waste.

At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we're turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It's a view that's shared by our 11,000+ people around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that's always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull. And it's why we're the UK's No. 1 choice for business waste management

Help us make a difference as a Logistics Manager.

This is a hybrid role but national travel is also required.

A quick look at the role.

To plan and deliver effective logistic operations across the MRFs and PRF's. Managing and monitoring all haulage movements via a diverse 3rd party network for inbound & outbound material nationwide, liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistic providers, transportation companies and customers.

Why it's an opportunity not to be wasted.
  • Plan and manage logistics across the MRFs & PRF's while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements.
  • Financial management of all haulage spend - including fuel escalators & rate negotiations with 3rd party suppliers as well as reviewing weekly transport costs & target cost/efficiency improvements through planning/ tendering, negotiating and agreeing contracts across the scope of operations
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all concerned in the logistic process and internal and external customers/suppliers.
  • Ensure accurate administration of in-house systems & produce key business reports for the wider team and clients (Haulage Tracker / CO2 / PowerBI Reports / Inbound / Outbound Planners / Contract Data).
  • Attend client review meetings and support commercial team with tender submissions.
  • Select carriers/suppliers and monitor service against established SLA's and company criteria.
  • Ensure all 3rd party duty of care documentation is in line with legislation and monitor / audit 3rd party haulier performance.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimisation opportunities.
  • Working with Site/Operations Managers understand requirements, demands and potential impacts on delivery of targets.
  • Identify optimal transport modes, routes and frequency and review weekly with business units.


Here's what we require:
  • CPC Transport management
  • Management training or qualification
  • Logistics Management Qualifications
  • Experience using Power BI
  • Full UK driving license
  • Implementation of new processes and developments
  • Experience of working with a 24/7 multi-site operation.


And here's why you'll love it at Biffa.
  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching - because if you don't grow, we don't grow.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Retail and leisure discounts.
  • Holiday and travel discounts.
  • Bike to work scheme

Dedicated to diversity.

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Biffa; we believe different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds are key to developing a creative and effective working environment that represents our communities and generates the best outcomes for colleagues, customers and stakeholders, which is why you'll find us championing diversity, equity and inclusion at every turn.

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