Logistics Coordinator

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £18 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role: Logistics Coordinator

Location: Stafford, Redhill

Duration: Initially 6 months

Rate: £18-£20/hour

Role Summary/Purpose:

  • Preparing and arranging for the shipping of Customers orders for overseas in accordance with Customers instructions.
  • Ensuring that correct documentation is raised to achieve payment without delay.
  • Preparing and raising of companies sales invoices in the style and currency to achieve Customs clearance and payment

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reading Customers orders to determine required method of packing, dispatch, Terms of payment, Delivery address, case markings, documentary & delivery requirements and distributing documents accordingly.
  • Checking Work-list daily for items, quantity, and order status.
  • Create picking lists and shipping documents from SAP System and where necessary edit to suit customer requirements.
  • Raising export sales and freight and insurance invoices:
  • Raising Company Freight Insurance invoices on SAP (Billing).
  • Create and amend Billing documents
  • Distributing documents accordingly
  • Arranging Insurance cover where appropriate
  • Support tendering department by obtaining transport quotation
  • Answering Customer queries either directly or by reference to Sales & Services/Contracts.

Qualifications / Requirements:


  • GCSE or equivalent with English and Geography essential
  • Knowledge of forwarding systems and shipping procedures.
  • A detailed knowledge of customs regulations, export documentation and import regulations of overseas countries.
  • Computer literacy in SAP procedures, word, excel, e-mail systems and Skype.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Ability to cope under heavy workload

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of Imports of repairs under IPR, or purchased goods, maintains records & schedules for goods under Customs Control Handling Imports of repairs under IPR, or purchased goods, maintains records & schedules for goods under Customs Control
  • Use of SAP to enter text correctly to ensure correct information is in place when order is complete and ready to ship.
  • Knowledge of Incoterms "INCOTERMS 2010"
  • Good communicator and ability to work in a team.