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
- 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