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Operations / Logistics Manager

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: October 20th, 2017

Operations / Logisitcs Manager

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe - Thetford

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead the day to day functions of this busy area..

 Working Day:

Working to tight lead times you will thrive in a busy and ever changing business . No two days are the same and you will enjoy variety in your work.

Scope of Position:

To manage the duties in Operations Department including; Goods in/goods out, material handling and purchasing.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Supervise, coach and motivate other staff member to complete all daily tasks.
  • Manage the receipt of supplier deliveries and update appropriate systems.
  • Manage and raise Purchase orders for multiple divisions across the UK using in house software.
  • Manage and process purchase order receipts accurately.
  • Manage the receipt of part finished goods requiring further processes then obtain quotations from external suppliers, raise appropriate paperwork and arrange delivery.
  • Arrange goods to be exported from our divisions, ensuring that the correct commercial documentation is produced including CPC/commodity codes and any relevant supporting documents.
  • Organise and maintain imports for all sites in the UK, updating the Import log including any temporary imports that will then ultimately be re-exported outside of the EU.
  • Coordinate our daily transport movement throughout the UK which involves collections and deliveries required by all UK divisions.
  • Adhere to health and safety rules as applicable.
  • Contribute to the attainment of departmental goals in the “President’s Message”.
  • Participate in continuous improvement program.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements:

  •  Higher education level or equivalent experience.
  • Highly analytical and methodical approach.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined in their approach.
  • Extensive experience leading internal and external logistics functions within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in air-freighting, customs and exportation, importation and transportation companies
  • Have previous knowledge of document control and goods-in and goods-out
  • Able to work as part of a task oriented team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple tasks competently and accurately

What Multimatic can offer you:

  • Full time permanent position competitive pay rate depending on experience.
  • Standard working week 08:00 – 17:00 but flexibility is required to work occasional evenings and weekends when projects dictate.
  • 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. Plus 2 Multimatic days given to be taken between Christmas and New Year
  • Long term sickness scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle Scheme / Childcare voucher scheme

 About you:

  • A high level of commitment and attention to detail is critical
  • The ability to work to tight lead times, consistently producing high quality work.
  • Work well as part of team and prepared to be flexible to meet the needs of the team & customer demand.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude.
  • Previous experience of working in an automotive or motor racing would be an advantage
  • Experience in a purchasing role would be advantageous
  • If you think this opportunity sounds interesting then please get in touch and send your CV, we’d love to hear from you.


Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.