Logistics Coordinator

  • £19k - 25k per year
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/03/20
Amanda Rushmer

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Job description

Job reference: 3988/1

Due to market expansion, we are currently assisting our client with the recruitment of a Logistics Coordinator to join their small team, based North of Cambridge. Reporting to the Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for providing a first-class support service to ensure a smooth operation of the full supply chain. Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in a supporting role, accuracy, attention to detail, IT literacy, numeracy, the ability to handle multiple priorities, teamwork and excellent customer service skills.

PLEASE NOTE: At present, interviews are set to take place towards the end of April ’20.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Logistics: Assisting management of the international supply chain of company products to meet customer delivery schedules
  • Co-ordination and communication: direct contact with third party warehouse, toll formulators and freight forwarders
  • Customs Regulations and Transportation Paperwork: Overseeing and preparing customs and transportation paperwork to ensure the smooth delivery of goods within Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Analysis of Logistics and Transportation: Evaluate, analyse and report on the costs of transportation and logistics costs
  • Stock management and Inventory: Reporting and managing stock levels and any stock discrepancies. Overseeing regular stock and inventory checks
  • Budget and Month End: Keep accurate records of product movements in SAGE and produce stock reports as required for reporting purposes
  • Relationship management: Relationship management with key staff at warehousing and toll formulation organisations and other logistics mediators or suppliers
  • Communication: Accurate communication between customers, distributors and company staff to ensure the smooth running of logistics.  Raising any requirements to prioritise aspects of delivery and problem solve as required
  • Administration: procurement of office supplies, arranging couriers, insurance, workshop admin and data entry. Other duties as required

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a supporting role
  • Min of 3 ‘A’ levels or equivalent
  • Word, Excel and Outlook to Intermediate Level
  • High level of Numeracy
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Good planning, organisation and time management
  • Effective Communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work well with others at all organisational levels
  • Experience of SharePoint would be advantageous
  • Additional languages including Italian, Spanish and/or German desirable

To Apply

Please send a covering letter together with a copy of your CV in MS Word

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