Logistics Administrator

  • Job Reference: SWR4089
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Sector: Administration, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Logistics Administrator/ Customs & Logistics Assistant - They are looking for a Logistics Administrator to be a part of their Shipping and Logistics team based in Hadleigh, Suffolk. If you are a confident problem-solver and excellent communicator they would love to hear from you!

You will provide administrative support to the other departments and stay updated on changes within the freight industry. The ideal candidate will take initiative with key responsibilities such as, trade compliance, HMRC compliance, international logistics movements, and stock control. In this role, your main duties will involve supporting the Shipping and Logistics teams with the lawful Importation and Exportation of goods, providing cover for sickness, and assisting the other departments with their logistics queries. 

Why them? 

Established in 1991, they have become one of the UK’s largest independent construction machinery part stockists, supplying quality components to machine owners, dealers, and repairers in over 100 countries. Still a privately owned family business since it was founded in Suffolk, their experienced team of 29 provides a professional service and delivers a guarantee in parts performance and quality.

Fantastic company benefits include: 

  • Competitive Salary: On offer is a starting salary of £27,000 per annum, depending on experience.
  • Holiday: 23 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Pension: pension scheme provided.
  • Free Parking:  we provide onsite free parking.
  • Employee extras such as: profit share scheme, company health insurance.

About the Logistics Administrator role:

  • Requesting freight quotes.
  • Organising import / export transportation, preparing documents and lodging declarations.
  • Regularly communicating with freight companies and checking freight invoices.
  • Maintaining Customs Warehouse Records.
  • Checking and filing documents for monthly EU VAT,  Intrastat returns, and Duty / VPA statements.
  • Providing clearance instructions to freight companies.
  • Working with the Sales and Warehouse teams to resolve logistics issues.

About you:

You will have strong analytical skills and be able to build strong relationships both internally and externally. Good Excel skills and being able to effectively prioritise and manage your own workload is required. It is essential that you are confident to work independently as well as part of a team, and the preferred candidate will understand office procedures and have previous experience in either an office or warehouse role. Previous experience working with logistics providers is also desired. In addition to this, the right candidate will be expected to complete the BIFA intermediate award in export and import procedures.

This is a full-time role, and you will be working 37.5 hours per week working Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for Logistics Administrator role, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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