Lead Logistics Coordinator

Location: Norfolk

Salary: £10000 - £10000

Date Posted: 26/06/2024

Consultant: Lewis Woollard

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Location: Norwich (On-site)

Job Title: Lead Logistics Coordinator

Job Type: Full-Time

About the employer: My client is a leading provider of high-quality products, dedicated to delivering exceptional service to our global customers. Currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead Logistics Coordinator to join a dynamic team.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Ensure on-time shipment and delivery of products in optimal condition and cost-effective manner.
  • Compliance with international export/import regulations.
  • Adherence to all company compliance requirements and national/international legislation.
  • Full adoption of all departmental and company processes and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prioritise and plan shipments in coordination with production schedules, management, customer service, and other departments to meet delivery dates.
  • Arrange packing and daily shipping of products worldwide.
  • Process sales orders, dispatch and shipping documentation via ERP system and other software.
  • Stay updated on international export/import legislation and customs procedures, including VAT and documentation.
  • Create purchase orders and reconcile carrier invoices for approval and payment.
  • Liaise internally on delivery, cost, and shipping queries for timely issue resolution.
  • Arrange collections of equipment, parts, or labels for domestic or international movements.
  • Operate a forklift truck for loading, unloading, and onsite movement of products and materials.
Person Specification:
Qualifications:
  • Essential: 5 GCSEs (A-C grade or equivalent) including Maths & English, CILT level 3 certificate in logistics and Transport (or equivalent), FLT Licence (or willingness to obtain - training provided).
  • Desirable: Recognised qualification in customs practice, process, and compliance.
Experience:
  • Essential: Proven experience in an international export/import position, knowledge of international import/export legislation post-Brexit, strong vendor management experience, experience using ERP System.
  • Desirable: Qualification or experience in continuous improvement techniques.
Skills:
  • Proven team leadership experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Proficient in IT tools and systems
Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Organise and prioritise workload to meet targets and deadlines
  • Apply common sense and understanding to instructions
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Identify and progress process and system improvement opportunities
  • Maintain confidentiality and demonstrate internal/external customer focus
  • Adapt to new tasks or responsibilities as required
Employee Benefits:
  • Bonus scheme (profit share)
  • 24 days annual leave + bank (increases over time spent in business)
  • Company events
  • Wellbeing days
  • Employee excellence awards
Application Process: To apply, please submit your CV or contact Lewis Woollard direct on 01603 415 100.