Shipping & Logistics Coordinator

£28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
London / South East
Permanent
Ref: VA2791

The Organisation

This is an exciting time to join one of the UKs leading commodity traders, improving process, introducing change and acting as a pivotal part of the logistics and Supply Chain team.

The Role

Liaise internally to raise purchase and sales contracts
Coordinating all shipping instructions and handle shipping documents
Invoicing, credit and debit notes
Arrange multimodal transport, in the UK, Europe and across the globe
Manage inventory levels against customer forecasts and sales projections
Lead traceability exercises throughout the supply chain
Negotiate rates with service providers and terms
Keep the ERP system up to date and produce relevant regular reporting
Provide pre- and post-sales support and take ownership to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction - ensuring a positive impact at every interaction

The Person

Minimum of three years' experience in supply chain, shipping and end to end logistics
A good understand of Incoterms 2010
A good understanding of shipping documents for international food trade
Experience of calculating freight/shipping costs
Experience of planning and forecasting
Understanding of the movement of goods across borders and the customs processes, in the UK and Europe
A good understanding of and the ability to manipulate numbers (weights, exchange rates, pack sizes, costings)
Excellent communication (verbal and written English), effective presentation, and multicultural understanding
Self-starter with high energy levels, personal drive, decisive and problem solving attitude
Food industry experience - ideal, but not essential

Christopher Hunt

Senior Consultant - Supply Chain & Procurement

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£28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits

London / South East

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