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Job Opportunity – Logistics & Operations Manager

Thursday, 22nd February, 2024 Jobs

We are seeking a Logistics and Operations Manager to join our distillery team.


Contribute to the successful delivery of the overall business strategy through the design and delivery of an effective and efficient operational strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with suppliers and Distillery Production team to manage procurement, inbound logistics, warehousing and stock levels across all sites.
  • Schedule and manage multiple production processes to achieve agreed company key performance indicators.
  • Manage your team to improve capability, drive standards, identify opportunities for continuous improvement and pursue quality accreditations relevant to the business.
  • Regular reporting to Board of Directors.

Key Capabilities

  • IT Skills in Microsoft Office Spreadsheet and Database applications.
  • Confident in building relationships with suppliers and colleagues.
  • Capable of handling numerous raw material components within a stock control system.
  • Able to adopt and continuously improve stock control system.
  • Implement and lead production strategies for the continual delivery of operational performance aligned to overall company objectives,
  • Identify and implement new technology and automation to improve quality and consistency of service and improve operational efficiency.
  • Candidates must be aware that the distillery operates a flexible shift pattern depending on demand and must have a valid UK driving licence.
  • It would be desirable that candidates have a keen interest in Distillation and associated processes.

Essential Criteria

  • A demonstrable track record within production and material planning.
  • Educated to Degree level in Business or a technical discipline.
  • Highly customer focused with a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Proven, excellent people management/interpersonal skills.
  • Tactical and strategic leader, capable of communicating ideas effectively.
  • Proven and demonstratable experience of managing people.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th March 2024 at 12 noon.  Please apply in writing, including your CV to The Echlinville Distillery Ltd, 62 Gransha Road, Newtownards, Co. Down, BT22 1AJ. Or email to [email protected]

The Echlinville Distillery is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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