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

Contract Manager - FCUK

Purfleet

Contract Management of the FCUK facility in Purfleet. Oversee the operational team, develop the administration function and be the key point of contact for the customer.

The site and team are well established and operationally sound. We require someone to develop the customer relationship, who has a proven strength in the operational administration that sits behind a large warehouse operation.

Job Purpose
Manage staff members to make sure operations align with the vision of the company and our customer SLA. Manage the customer service aspect of the site 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 a single user warehouse site.
• Key contact for the customer, providing timely, accurate feedback and responding efficiently to the customers’ requirements.
• Ensure smooth running of the facility operations including administration, 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 MIQ 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/customer.

Key Skills:
• Extensive site operational experience in the retail fashion logistics sector, with an administrative bias.
• Team management: Manage the day-to-day warehousing operation to ensure efficient and effective utilisation of an operational team of up to 200 staff.
• Performance and development of staff to align and motivate the team to deliver and exceed customer expectations.
• Client Management and Communication: Ability to develop, manage, and cultivate relationships with the customer 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 ideal candidate will need excellent communication skills, as the role requires extensive customer contact at board level. The role requires an individual who is flexible and able to manage and lead others. The customers operation is driven by the administration processes, and this has been highlighted as a key focus area, so the ability to understand and improve administration processes is vital.

The role is site based and will require flexible working hours to support demanding customer deadlines.

Skills required:
• Excellent communication and team-working skills
• Experienced people manager
• Retail fashion logistics experience
• 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
• Microsoft office package advanced level
• 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.


General Manager

Warehousing – Multi Sites

Following a period of rapid growth in our Value-Added Warehousing division, we are in the market for an additional General Manager. This is a new position created by continued growth within the VAW 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 a single user warehouse site, with additional responsibilities for current and future multi-user warehouses for specific customer(s).

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 MIQ 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.


Warehouse Operative

Warehouse

To work safely & effectively within a warehouse operation consistently achieving the required levels of performance whilst ensuring quality of work always. You will work closely within a team to ensure the warehouse runs well.

This job requires every third Sunday in a month to be worked. The shift time required for this role is: 12pm-9pm.

Key Functions:
• Based in an operating Warehouse
• Very hands on role
• Learn elements of customs warehousing that are warehouse focused
• Potential forklift training in time

Desirable Skills:
• Good attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
• Customer focused
• Good time management
• Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
• Hardworking
• Seeking a challenge
• Approachable
• Willing to learn
• Happy to be on your feet a lot of the day

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.