Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinator

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    25000-28000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Logistics Coordinator

Location: Chard, Somerset

A well-established manufacturer, is looking for a logistics coordinator to join their team. They are looking for multiple candidates and will be reporting directly to the Head of Supply Chain.

Logistics Coordinator – Job Role:

  • Co-ordinate shipping requirements internally and interface with the freight forwarders to ensure all despatches are on time to achieve Customer on Time Delivery
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is generated internally and make transport arrangements with freight forwarders to achieve the required shipment dates
  • Adherence to UK / International Shipping (Import & Export) & Customs Regulations / Legislation at all times
  • Use UK Group contracts where possible and strive for all goods to be transported economically and within budget
  • Co-ordinate transportations for materials within UK, for export and import, in accordance with Company Order Book. Generate all relevant paperwork in adherence to UK and International regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Interface with freight forwarders to co-ordinate shipments, track shipments and feedback any issues arising
  • Interface with the nominated freight forwarders regarding customs clearance for BW shipments. Interface with the Group Expeditors ensuring all materials are appropriately classified in the ERP system for UK Customs clearance
  • Support internal and external stakeholders in finding possible solutions to problems arising to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Updating relevant documentation in the ERP system, Excel trackers to enable effective feedback to internal stakeholders on progress of shipments and in the shipping pipeline
  • Co-ordinate movement of bulk stock and packed Customer assets between BW and off-site storage providers. Provide a monthly stock reconciliation for all assets held off site.
  • Support the Bid & Customer teams in providing quotes for shipping & transportation via freight forwarders, as required
  • Use Group contracts & rates where available to ensure cost efficiency and nominate to Group any transportations lines not covered by Group contracts for consideration

Logistics Coordinator – Person Requirements:

  • Experienced in co-ordination of Logistics
  • Knowledge of Import, Export and current HMRC regulations & legislation
  • Awareness of classification for parts for customs clearance
  • Desirable knowledge of Oracle
  • Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint proficiency
  • Communicates effectively at all levels in the Organisation and with external bodies
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to focus on and deliver to tight timeframes and schedules
  • Proactive drive to find solutions for problems arising