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Logistics Coordinator

  • Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Support
  • Date posted: 13/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374019A

Logistics Coordinator

Bristol

£27,500 - £35,000 DOE

We currently have an opportunity for a Logistics Coordinator working for a FTSE100 Engineering and Support Services Business, to be based in Bristol.

The organisation is the UKs leading provider of support services to the MoD and the Armed Forces and has been awarded a contract to become the Marine Systems Support Partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy's new Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carriers and Type 45 Destroyers.

Typical tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate the shipping of products from supplier to customer, including reverse supply chain
  • Arrange transportation, and orchestrate deliveries to meet customer demand with little to no delay
  • Manages activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to make sure established deadlines are met
  • Continually reviews transportation costs, and performance to ensure efficient logistics processes are met
  • Engage with suppliers to ensure appropriate training, labelling and packaging has been carried out to facilitate smooth collection or delivery of parts
  • Coordinate the transportation of repair process to ensure required dates are met
  • Work with the relevant teams to resolve any system and supply chain process issues, so as not to affect demand and supply performance
  • Identify areas for improvement, working with relevant teams to develop processes

Required Experience / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is advantageous
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Numerate and able to communicate well at all levels, both verbally and through formal written correspondence.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Decision making ability
  • Good attention to detail
  • Talent for recognising the opportunities for process improvement
  • Relevant experience of:
    • Logistics / transport management (2+ years)
    • ERP and logistics systems preferable
    • Stakeholder engagement

We offer the supportive environment you would expect from a FTSE 100 employer including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, 25 days holiday entitlement plus 8 public holidays, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours and ongoing career development opportunities.

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