Global Logistics Co-ordinator

Location
Caterham
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Ref
00094444
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is with a global promotions and premiums agency who is rapidly expanding their operations. They are currently looking for a reliable logistics specialist to co-ordinate and manage international inbound and outbound logistics as well as oversee National and European onward distribution.

In addition to logistics, the position will also be responsible for liaising with 3rd party warehousing located in China, Hong Kong and the UK. Ensuring all goods are safely delivered and then forwarded on to the appropriate locations in the most cost-effective time sensitive manner.

This role will report into the global procurement manager based in the same office. The majority of goods will be shipped from China to various global locations but occasionally air freight is needed for urgent orders.

Responsibilities:
- Overall responsibility for the company's global logistics
- Organising air-freight and bulk forwarding to other global sites
- Liaising with 3rd party warehouses organising cost effective freight solutions to multiple global territories.
- Liaising with UK and International suppliers on a daily basis
- Complying with international trade laws and regulations
- Ensure all products meet all relevant safety compliance legislation
- Ensure all products have necessary certification required for transit
- Dealing with all shipping documentation
- Resolve any arising problems or complaints
- Create and maintain inbound quality checking system and processes
- Liaise and negotiate with freight forwarders ensuring the very best prices and cost savings.

Requirements:
- Previous experience within Logistics
- Experience in supplier and relationship management
- Strong IT skills
- Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
- Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

Benefits:
- Bonus structure
- Free parking
- Great opportunities for progression within the company

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very successful organisation and develop a long term and successful career within a company that offers phenomenal progression opportunities. Parking is provided and the offices are located close to public transport links. The successful candidate will benefit from working alongside a supportive and professional team.

There is a company bonus structure and progression available within the company.

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