Logistics Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Kevin Theobald
Location
Cardiff
Salary
From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A long established expanding multinational company requires an a fully experienced Logistics Co-ordinator. 

SUMMARY OF JOB FUNCTIONS:

Direct, manage and coordinate logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer service activities. Lead and direct strategic planning for logistics and customer services.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate UK and International shipments
  • Coordinate International Imports
  • Ensure cost effective and timely delivery/receipt of goods to/from all overseas and UK destinations
  • Liaise with external bodies on behalf of the company as and when necessary (Chamber of Commerce on creation of Letter of Credit)
  • Negotiate cost effective land, sea and air transport contracts
  • Ensure all shipping procedures and documentation meet current export legislation
  • Oversee/process creation of packing notes for goods that have been packed for despatch
  • Process the creation of all necessary documents (including commercial invoices) ensuring they are legal and correct
  • Sign on behalf of the company export documentation in accordance with legal requirements
  • Ensure business and customer requirements are met whilst taking into account all relevant and current Export legislation, procedures, requirements and documentation.
  • Liaise with other company departments to ensure good communication of despatch requirements
  • Prepare Intrastat returns
  • Sales Invoicing
  • Apply for Bank Guarantees
  • Contract Review Orders
  • Credit Insurance Returns

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCES REQUIRED

  • Extensive experience within the Logistics function of a manufacturing organisation is essential (10+ years)
  • Qualification in logistics/supply chain an advantage but not essential
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current export legislation, documentation and proceduresfor both European and non European countries, including VAT regulations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current shipping systems and procedures
  • Ability to work within a team and individually
  • Excellent IT skills essential
  • Self managing
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Good analytical, problem solving and numerical skills