Logistics and Compliance Executive

Location
Alton
Salary
£22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
25 Dec 2018
Ref
00089526
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an intelligent, highly-organised and proactive logistics professional? Are you looking for a more varied role within a small, high-growth technology company? Can you manage the day to day shipping, the imports and exports, and also various compliance schemes, operating procedures and the ISO certification? Do you want to work with a small, high-performing team, who spend a lot of time talking about waves, fish, underwater robots, wind farms and other weird and wonderful things? If so, then they would love to hear from you!

Our client is the UK's leading Marine Science Technology distributor having seen 50% growth over the past 2 years. Most of their people are marine scientists and marine instrument technicians. They work with innovative and high-specification sensors, systems and platforms, and supply these things mostly to scientists and engineers. They work hard, have fun, value integrity, diversity, collaboration and innovation.

The role responsibilities:

- Manage day to day low volume / high value shipments from the warehouse to customers mostly in the UK, with a growing number of international shipments.
- Negotiate fixed and firm shipping rates.
- Problem solve complex shipments for customers.
- Update the software systems with accurate information.
- Carefully check and archive import and export records.
- Manage all QHSE documentation, keeping records accurate and up to date.
- Manage the standard operating procedures and policies, ensuring existing and new procedures and policies are accurately documented, are approved by management, and are kept up to date.
- Take ownership of various compliance and certification schemes, such as WEEE, Batteries and ISO9001 (with support from the technical team)
- Provide written procedures and policies to colleagues, to support commercial bids and tenders.
- Supporting the team with other office and commercial administration tasks as required.

Essential:
- You must be able to work confidently and collaboratively within a busy team.
- You will need efficient and effective written and verbal communication skills.
- A proactive approach to your work is essential, but also know when to ask for help.
- You'll need a sharp eye for detail.
- Excellent organisation skills, administration and prioritisation are a must
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Desirable:
- Formal qualifications or professional accreditation in logistics
- Experience in shipping Dangerous Goods, such as lithium batteries
- Experience in administering or auditing ISO schemes

This is a full-time role, however flexible or part time working could be considered for the right candidate. The salary will be up to £23k per annum depending on skills and experience.

Based in the Head Office near Petersfield, you will need your own transport to/from the office (the existing rural location is not served by public transport). Free parking and 25 days annual leave are offered.

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