Company: Peterson
Skills: Logistics Management
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Workington, England, United Kingdom

A vacancy has arisen for a Logistics Manager, based at our Lillyhall facility. The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop the operational and logistics elements of Lillyhall's Security & Distribution Centre. The role requires someone with a proven track record of leading successful teams and the ability to continuously drive for improvement and operational excellence within the team.

The successful candidate will be required to:

Deputise for the Site Manager as required, ensuring that you identify and manage commercial matters diligently and strictly in accordance with your delegated authority across each area of the business. They will strategically plan and manage logistics and operational warehousing operations to maximise outputs and meet weekly commercial KPI targets. They will plan, manage and evaluate the logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers and companies to support new business requirements / opportunities. Develop and deliver operational and logistics solutions with your direct reports while maintaining a high level of quality control, service and within budgetary requirements. They will create, implement best practice logistic and operational principles and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance. Interpret trends and analyse collected data to support a proactive safety culture.

To be considered for this position, candidates should be a CPC Operational Licence Holder, have experience within a similar role, hold a certificate of Professional Competency, IOSH 4-day Managing Safely Certificate and financial management training. Proven ability to work in a team but crucially under own initiative, strong communication and customer-facing skills and the ability to develop a strong safety culture is essential as is Microsoft Office experience and strong report writing skills. ADR Vocational Qualification is desirable.

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.