Logistics Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Cradley Heath
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Distribution business is currently recruiting for a Logistics Co-ordinator to join their very successful Supply Chain team on a permanent basis.

The Logistics Co-ordinator will be supporting the supply chain activities of the business through the co-ordination, timely communication of inbound logistics and day to day purchasing administration.

Role - Logistics Co-ordinator
Type - Permanent
Location - Cradley Heath, Staffordshire
Salary - £20,000 - 25,000 + Benefits

Key responsibilities for Logistics Co-ordinator and will not be limited to:
* Monitor all inbound shipments from vendor; ensure customs clearance are cleared in a timely manner and update expected delivery information within the core business systems
* Process daily customs clearance requests and work to ensure the highest levels of compliance are achieved, fully documented and effectively organised.
* Monitor freight and duty costs monthly, provide summary reporting and a breakdown of the costs, working with the management team to identify opportunities for improvement in our spend.
* Follow up with vendors to ensure all new purchase orders are acknowledged within a 48 hour period and update status within the business system.
* Manage inventory listings on industry websites i.e. Partsbase & respond to requests for quotation.
* Generate purchase orders within the business system for day to day procurement needs.
* Expedite deliveries from suppliers where necessary to ensure the business maintain its high levels of service to its customers.
* Maintain the database of information related to vendor quality approvals; ensure certification and scope of approval information is available and up to date.

Key skills & experience required for Logistics Co-ordinator job applicant and will not limited to:
* Proven experience within a Logistics Co-ordinator / Shipping role
* Confident in using Microsoft Excel
* MRP / ERP / DRP system
* Experience in dealing with freight forwarders, issuing customers instructions - preferred and not essential
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal communication

To apply for this Logistics Co-ordinator / Logistics Coordinator / Logistics Scheduler / Logistics Planner, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

To apply for this Logistics Co-ordinator / Logistics Coordinator / Logistics Scheduler / Logistics Planner, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.