Careers

careers

We plan, move and manage the international distribution of the goods that power global trade.

We have a committed and diverse team, who are passionate about the service they deliver and care deeply for our customers.

When you join MIQ Logistics, you’ll find a dynamic and exciting workplace, that is culturally diverse and performance driven.

MIQ people have a can-do attitude and are always willing to go that extra mile for customers and colleagues.

We provide full training and career development opportunities.

MIQ Logistics is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

If you would like to learn about career opportunities at MIQ Logistics, or express interest in any of the vacancies shown you can email Amy Holder, Human Resources, by clicking HERE.

Current Vacancies

General Manager Contract Logistics

Warehousing – Multi Sites

Reporting to the operations director, the general manager will plan, direct and coordinate the warehousing operations across multiple locations for specific customer(s). Responsibilities include, managing daily operations, and planning human resources to exceed customer expectations to meet both customer  KPI’s and budgets.

You will be working for a Top 100 global forwarder, with 150 offices in 80 countries, providing access to 5,000 logistics professionals worldwide. We leverage enthusiasm, experience and resources to reduce costs, improve product availability and increase responsiveness throughout our client’s global supply chains.

Following a period of rapid growth in our Contract Logistics division, we are in the market for an additional General Manager.

This is a new position created by continued growth within the Contract Logistics business division.

Job Purpose

Direct and oversee staff members to make sure operations align with the vision of the company and our customer SLA. Manage the customer service aspect of the organisation and step in to resolve issues promptly to prevent/limit service failure. Promote the goals of the organisation daily with each employee, while optimising and improving the bottom line.

Job Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of warehouse facilities initially across two sites – Hemel Hempstead and Purfleet. Future responsibility for additional multiuser or single customer sites in line with business growth.
  • Ensure smooth running of the facility(s) operations including financial management, performance management and Health, Safety & Welfare
  • Provide strong leadership support to the warehouse team and manage staff through performance and training
  • Ensure labour turnover, customer service levels and profitability are measured through continuous improvement culture, the NOATUM LOGISTICS Way
  • Manage and lead Health and Safety, AEO and other compliance
  • Maintain effective communications at all levels including senior management to provide a ‘window’ into the areas of responsibility/customers.

 

Key Skills:  

  • Extensive senior and multi-site operational experience in the retail logistics sector.
  • Team management: Manage the day-to-day warehousing operations across multiple locations to ensure efficient and effective utilization of an operational team of 200 plus staff.
  • Performance and development of staff to align and motivate large teams to deliver and exceed customer expectations.
  • Client Management and Communication: Ability to develop, manage, and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders to help support planning and execution of strategic goals
  • Planning and Problem solving: Demonstrate a strong track record of problem solving and solid analytical skill capability to look at and find solutions for a variety of operational challenges;

 

Person Specification:

 The role requires an individual who is not only flexible, but also able to manage and lead others at various locations. The ability to make things happen and drive several operations at once, both from hands on perspective and from a remote location is a must. The ideal candidate will need excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive customer contact at board level.

The role will require some UK travel and flexible working hours to support demanding customer deadlines.

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Experienced people manager
  • Multi-channel retail logistics experience B2B & B2C
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Open book & activity based commercial models
  • Customer relationship
  • Coaching / Mentoring
  • Strong Leadership
  • Analytical & problem solving
  • Process design & operating procedures
  • Persuasiveness
  • Resilience when facing setbacks
  • Enthusiasm
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Continuous improvement planning
  • Microsoft office package advanced level
  • Experience with Red Prairie or similar Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Health & Safety management.
  • Ability to ‘think on your feet’ while working under pressure to tight deadline.
  • Full Clean driving license

 

NOTE: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, only an outline of the duties involved.

All information is treated in confidence and will not be imparted to a third party without the individual’s approval and the data held on the computer is in accordance with the Data Protection Act.


Small Accounts Manager

Contract Logistics

Duties

Active involvement in the personal development of direct reports

  • Uphold a ‘Continuous Improvement’ practice
  • Coordination of site departments for a smooth operation covering multiple customers and omni-channels.
  • Champion a safe working environment, ensures Health & Safety is adhered to across the site.
  • Achieve and exceed Customer targets and deliver on Key Performance Indicators while observing budgetary constraints.
  • Manage and Coordinate with your operational team to drive enhanced performance to exceed customer expectations.
  • Develop Account Coordinators to manage their individual accounts to ensure customer expectations are in line with KPI’s
  • Strong administration skills, ensuring all work is captured and invoiced including creating/managing/reviewing site documentation (SOPs, KPIs and H&S)
  • Work flexibly and manage staff to ensure enough cover, arrange extended and extra shifts when required to meet customer requirements
  • Promote a fun working environment with effective 2-way communication. Organise engagement activities including, but not excluded to, employee events, CSR and recognition.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive customer and supplier contact at various levels.
  • Commercially aware and driven
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Problem solving skills with a ‘can do’ mindset
  • Familiarity with JDA or similar Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Process reengineering; Working with the customer and operational team to review SOP’s & processes to ensure a continuous improvement culture
  • Experience in a ‘Value Added’ environment, preferably in Fashion
  • Experience in people management including knowledge of disciplinary/grievance/mentoring processes
  • Able to ‘think on their feet’ while working under pressure and to tight deadlines in a busy and demanding environment
  • Good knowledge of dispatch on multiple retail omni-channels: web, wholesale & retail stores
  • Charismatic, approachable and can exercise candor with respect, as coaching and training is a key part of the role
  • MS Office intermediate level
  • IOSH qualified / good knowledge of current H&S regulations

Benefits Package:

  • 28 days holiday, increasing with service
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension salary sacrifice option

NOTE: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, only an outline of the duties involved.

All information is treated in confidence and will not be imparted to a third party without the individual’s approval and the data held on the computer is in accordance with the Data Protection Act.


Warehouse Team Leader

Warehouse

You will be working for a Top 100 global forwarder, with 150 offices in 80 countries, providing access to 5,000 logistics professionals worldwide. We leverage enthusiasm, experience and resources to reduce costs, improve product availability and increase responsiveness throughout our client’s global supply chains.

  Job Specification

  • Promote a positive and proactive approach to Health and Safety via risk assessments and regular reviews, ensuring all team members comply with policies and requirements.
  • Effective management of resources to achieve contractual SLAs and KPIs
  • Carry out timed-studies to review and amend KPIs accordingly
  • Ensuring all site and company policies are always followed.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers on any issues that may cause detrimental impact to the SLAs/ workload/ customer.
  • Hold and attend disciplinary, welfare meetings and performance reviews
  • Support individuals with development plans and personal objectives
  • Proactively promote cost saving opportunities

 

Person Specification

  • Someone with a ‘can do’ attitude for personal and team motivation
  • Goes that extra mile for both internal and external customers
  • Pays attention (the small things matter)
  • RF and WMS experience (Red Prairie / JDA)
  • Can independently manage a team with 1-50 people
  • Strong communication skills (clear and concise) combined with logical problem-solving skills (likes a challenge)
  • Experience in a customer focused environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • First Aider

NOTE: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, only an outline of the duties involved.
All information is treated in confidence and will not be imparted to a third party without the individual’s approval and the data held on the computer is in accordance with the Data Protection Act.


Health and Safety & Facilities Manager

Contract Logistics

Reporting to the operations director, you will be designing and delivering the QHSE strategy across all UK operations and ensuring all Noatum facilities and their services meet the needs of the teams that work in them.

 

You will be working for a Top 100 global forwarder, with 150 offices in 80 countries, providing access to 5,000 logistics professionals worldwide. We leverage enthusiasm, experience and resources to reduce costs, improve product availability and increase responsiveness throughout our client’s global supply chains.

As we continue to grow our business, we recognise the need for an industry professional to join our team and to ensure we have consistent compliance across our operations and continue to provide safe, legally compliant and efficient working environments for our teams.

Job Specification

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, hard-working Health and Safety & Facilities professional to join our team and support as Noatum develops a strong health and safety culture within the business.

Our sites are currently in Manchester, Birmingham, Home Counties and South East of England;

The main duties are as follows:

  • Roll out the health and safety strategy across our sites whilst providing proactive focused health, safety, environmental and facilities management guidance and coaching to managers to drive forward a health, safety and environmental focused culture.
  • Striving to ensure compliance, legislation and corporate procedures are thoroughly met and to ensure the delivery of QHSE training to sites is completed in a timely manner.
  • You will be required to assist sites with incident investigation and providing an advisory support function to site management and other colleagues.
  • Support management teams with maintenance of buildings to ensure they meet health and safety standards and legal requirements.

 

Key skills

  • To be successful in this role you will be an experienced, NEBOSH certified, QHSE Manager that can build strong lasting relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Possess the ability to identify improvements and train our management teams to embed our safety culture.
  • Demonstrate strong organisation skills to manage a complex and varied workload.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and a strong coaching and teamworking approach to problem solving.
  • Experience of budgets and cost control.
  • A strong health and safety & facilities management background, within operations, is desirable.
  • Experience of supporting a ‘new build’ operation is desirable.

 

Person Specification

The role requires an individual who is not only flexible, but also able to support and coach others at various locations. The ability to make things happen and support several operations at once, both from a hands-on perspective and from a remote location is a must. The ideal candidate will need excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive contact at all levels both internally and with customers.

The role will require some UK travel and flexible working hours to support a growing logistics operation.

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Experienced people manager
  • Cost awareness
  • Stakeholder relationships
  • Coaching / Mentoring
  • Analytical & problem solving
  • Persuasiveness
  • Resilience when facing setbacks
  • Enthusiasm
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Continuous improvement planning
  • Microsoft office package advanced level
  • Ability to ‘think on your feet’ while working under pressure to tight deadline.
  • Full Clean driving license

NOTE: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, only an outline of the duties involved.
All information is treated in confidence and will not be imparted to a third party without the individual’s approval and the data held on the computer is in accordance with the Data Protection Act.


Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse, Hemel Hempstead.

Job Specification

The Value Added Warehouse Team are responsible for both the development of existing customer base and the growth of new customers to the NOATUM family.  Due to a growth in  Business, we have a requirement for a Warehouse Supervisor at one of our warehouse operations in Purfleet.

The main duties are as follows:

  • Manage the day-to-day functions for a smooth operation of the warehouse.
  • Assist with Health & Safety across the warehouse and provide guidance and remedy as required
  • Develop team leaders to manage their customer expectations in line with KPI’s
  • Complete value added tasks in a timely and professional manner for a smooth service delivery to customers.
  • Manage a warehouse team of 40 and up to 50 warehouse temps and delegate work efficiently for a smooth operation of the business
  • Achieve and exceed targets and understand/deliver on Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Work flexibly and manage a Rota system to ensure enough cover, work overtime if/when required

 

Skills required:

  • Ideally be familiar with Red Prairie or similar Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Experience in people management including knowledge of basic disciplinary/grievance process
  • Ability to ‘think on their feet’ while working under pressure and to tight deadlines in a busy and demanding environment
  • Good knowledge of dispatch on web, retail and wholesale channels
  • Good IT skills to include Microsoft Excel/Access
  • Graceful and polite while dealing with colleagues and customers
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • A good working knowledge of warehouse health & safety

Person Specification

The role requires an individual who is not only flexible, but also able to manage and lead others. The ability to make things happen and drive several customer operations at once. The ideal candidate will need excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive customer contact daily.  For the right candidate there is a great opportunity for career progression.

Experience and skills 

  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Customer focused
  • Man management experience.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Implementation of external customers business
  • Red Prairie / WMS
  • Retail fashion experience an advantage
  • Operational logistics experience
  • Clean car driving license
  • MS Office advanced level 

NOTE: This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, only an outline of the duties involved.

All information is treated in confidence and will not be imparted to a third party without the individual’s approval and the data held on the computer is in accordance with the Data Protection Act.