Warehouse Administrator

£15000 - £20000 per annum
20 Dec 2016
17 Jan 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Sea freight - Air freight - Project logistics - Supply chain management

For 160 years, this company has mastered the growing complexity of global freight forwarding. By combining the professional competence of a large enterprise with a family-owned company's virtues and values, they have successfully asserted themselves in the logistics market. Based on their global network, they create tailor-made solutions to improve their client's logistics processes.

The core business of this owner-run family company, founded in Bremen in 1852, is intercontinental sea freight and air freight. In addition, they provide complex services in the fields of project logistics and supply chain management.

For their branch in Solihull (West Midlands) they are currently looking for an experienced Warehouse Administrator, who has the organisational competence to manage order processing processes as well as general office and warehouse administration. This is a permanent, full time role, Monday to Friday.

- Provide administrative support to the warehouse team, ensuring all processes are implemented effectively and standards of performance are attained
- Manage the flow of emails in and out for all warehouse activities
- Manage and control all the warehouse order processing, from start to finish, and file documentation electronically when closing a job
- Manage and control all haulage bookings and quotations
- Capable of working and managing office alone at times

- Minimum GCSE education, including Maths & English
- Highly IT proficient
- Good working knowledge of warehousing and distribution
- Customer focused and service orientated
- Strong administrative skills and attention to detail
- Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to meet exacting deadlines and prioritise appropriately
- Excellent communication skills
- Working knowledge of Cargowise1/EDI

You will be:
Analytical. Technically focused. Comfortable working within established systems and procedures. Preference for repetitive routines and able to work at a steady, even pace to promote accuracy and quality of work. Able to work in a small team, be hands-on and flexible.

What you can expect:

Every day their employees around the world work together in developing logistics solutions for their customers. Smart minds and driven team members encounter numerous opportunities to play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.