Logistics Assistant

ReeRac Solutions
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Logistics Assistant-Contract Role


Our client is currently seeking a highly productive and adaptable Logistics Assistant to work within their Logistics Department.

The role would preferably suit someone with a background in Logistics or equivalent environment, with a proven record in dealing with third parties and external clients. The ideal candidate would also enjoy working within a busy department with varied responsibilities.

Based in a central London location. Nearby transport links to Bank, Liverpool St, Cannon St & Fenchurch St

Hours: 9am - 5.30pm

The Role:

  • Produce commercial export and import documentation and check shipping documentation.
  • Ensure the on-time international delivery of products to buyers and suppliers.
  • Resolve any issues that arise during the export or import of products.
  • Correspond with suppliers and buyers and respond to inquiries.Correct filling of import and export documentation.
  • Track deliveries and assist with arranging transports of goods via various different methods.
  • Ensure that calls are routed to the correct staff and take messages
  • Flexibility required, in emergencies to occasionally correspond over weekends (remotely), in order to assist management.
  • Assist other staff in organising the divisional meetings (Hotels, flights, meetings rooms, lunches, refreshments etc. for all guests).
  • Ad Hoc requirements requested by the manager

Key Skills

  • Fluent in English is essential
  • Must be able to demonstrate "Intermediate" level with Ms Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Degree Level Educated.
  • +3 years’ experience within logistic or equivalent environment
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities/timeframes
  • Acts as a team player - Collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organisation.
  • Results oriented and flexible - Be adaptable, able to meet deadlines and to work with all types of individuals based locally or at our overseas branches.
  • Self-motivated, commercially oriented and driven individual.
  • Able to communicate and build relationships with colleagues across the organisation providing the support required.
  • Able to use and work on own initiative.
  • Detail Oriented, ensure that all information is correct and seek further clarification when information provided is not to company standard.
  • Flexible approach to role and responsibilities.