Senior Logistics Co-ordinator

  • Job Reference: PDF279
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2021
  • Recruiter: polkadotfrog
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Administration, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Working for this vibrant and growing company you will be responsible for all aspects of their transport operations, ensuring the effective and efficient arrival and distribution of products (import & export). You will be assisted in this position by a Logistics Administrator who you will manage on a day to day basis, the main responsibilities of your position will be:-

Managing transport operations to ensure full utilisation of vehicles, ensuring cost effectiveness and leading the transport team on a daily basis to ensure service targets are achieved
Organising the arrival/import and export of the companies products, liaising with agents, carriers, shipping lines etc.
Ensure Custom and Excise requirements are met
Managing outside hauliers and forwarders, negotiating rates, managing performance and review of suppliers
Working closely with the warehouse, sales and commercial departments sharing challenges to ensure best in class service
Develop and coach the existing Logistics Administrator
Oversee all relevant administration for the department

To be successful in this exciting position you will need to have experience working within a busy transport/freight environment, as well as experience of logistics planning including international transport. Experience of supervising and mentoring staff, and be able to make decisions within a busy and sometimes pressurised environment.