Logistics coordinator: London: Lighting

Recruiter
Whitehead Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Logistics coordinator: London: Lighting

Our client is the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, their unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and their commitment to servicing their worldwide customers has resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people they can find to service their customers.

They offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. They also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered and advancement opportunities.

Overall Job Purpose:

To ensure import/export compliance, manage logistics function and drive tactical supply chain activities for EMEA regions.

Key Accountabilities

-Drive on-time delivery for specific orders or projects; liaise with relevant parties to resolve any obstacles

- Ensure accurate and compliant import & export documentation / carrier invoices

- Provide analysis, performance & KPI reports; monitor accounting reports, analyse shipping data to identify savings and activity

- Provide an effective, efficient and easy-to-use logistics service to internal & external customers

- Support corporate logistics team on carrier negotiations and customs compliance: HTC classification, commercial invoices, quarterly self-assessments (HMRC), broker management.

Experience
2-5 years prior work experience, ideally in a freight forwarder or logistics industry.

Academics

Logistics qualification (or equivalent work experience)

Skills
- Imports and exports knowledge / qualifications

- Customs compliance knowledge an advantage

- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

- Comfortable developing strong working relationships with remote teams

- Self-starter, able to prioritize and handle pressure

- Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems an advantage