Logistics Supervisor

Gort, Galway
Permanent / Full-time


Lisk has the engineering capability and vertical integration to develop forward-thinking solutions that are robust, reliable and manufactured with precision. Lisk Ireland are inviting applications for the exciting vacancy of Logistics Supervisor. Apply now and Activate Your Career.


Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Logistics Supervisor is responsible for the efficient and effective movement of material through the factory. This role is a key member of the team responsible for delivering all targets & metrics within the assigned areas.

The Role

Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times
Manage the flow of all material from supplier to customer
Ensure inventory accuracy in the factory is maintained above 95%
Develop and maintain systems to ensure stock count and location accuracy factory wide
Develop, maintain and execute cycle count and physical inventory schedules with the Warehouse and production locations
Lead and organize the Warehouse/Shipping Team in a busy and adaptive environment
Collaborate with Production Supervisors and Team Leads to implement a lean strategy with respect to stocking and delivery of inventory.
Manage and level the workload of the team to ensure all tasks are completed within a reasonable agreed timeframe
Conduct performance reviews & regular check ins as per company policy
Lead and develop the Gemba morning meeting program
Develop and maintain inventory control procedures to ensure efficient and accurate movement of material at all times.
Ensure adequate training is provided to all staff
Maintain staff overtime within an agreed level
Lead and manage the development of the operator levels program
Plan and lead inventory cost down and efficiency projects
Develop and maintain systems to ensure labelling accuracy
Develop and maintain systems to ensure correct paperwork accompanies inbound and outbound freight in an agreed timeframe (Working towards a paperless system)
Develop and Maintain Outside processing Management (OPM) systems
Develop and Maintain Consignment Stock (CS) systems
Develop and Maintain KANBAN stock systems
Manage warehouse space efficiently and effectively
Plan and execute stock obsolesce efficiently and effectively
Work together effectively with the wider Lisk Team to ensure timely resolution of issues
Develop, maintain and report on inventory and warehouse KPIs
Provide physical support to operatives during busy periods and during periods of planned or unplanned absence.
Plan, provide data driven justification and seek approval for additional cover as required

The Person

Good communicator
Coach/ mentor
Team player
Dedicated worker
Drive and Support a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Maintain and improve 5S standards within Lisk Ireland
Maintain production consumable stock levels and source suppliers, including adequate stocking and use of manufacturing tools and supplies
Champion Lisk Ireland’s Quality policy and assist in developing a customer responsive approach to meeting deadlines
Apply knowledge and skills of processes to facilitate learning and growth within the Warehouse and Production Teams.

Education & Experience:

Minimum of a Level 7 degree in a relevant discipline.
Minimum 3 years of experience working in a relevant role
Minimum 3 years’ experience in team planning and organization.
Demonstrative experience in people management and development.
Forklift and Pallet Truck certification is a key requirement (Ongoing certification training will be provided)
Project Management Skills is a key advantage
Six Sigma Black/Green Belt qualification is a key advantage
Experience with similar ERP systems control is a key advantage
Fully motivated to achieve & demonstrate best practices in line with the department objectives.
Excellent analytical skills.
Capable of independent thinking and problem solving
Capable of taking initiative in recognizing corrective actions
Ability to work with minimal supervision
High attention to detail
Strong organizational & time management skills.
Supervisory Skills Supply Chain Warehouse Management Forklift

Pension Sick Pay Scheme Group Life Assurance Income Protection

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