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Logisitics Administrator

Woodbridge, Suffolk
£18,000 to £27,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Position:Logistics Administrator

Responsible to:Operations Manager

Place of Work: The Company s Warehouse at Clopton Park, Suffolk

Job Description: Supporting all supply chain procedures, from coordinating deliveries to managing shipping documentation, ensuring our customers receive the correct order on time. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized and understand the order fulfillment cycle.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Arranging the shipping and negotiating the best price for all deliveries to customers worldwide
  • Preparation of customs paperwork for all shipments where necessary including but not limited to Invoices, Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin
  • Ensuring that the Company s shipments are made at the best possible cost, whilst taking into account that freight suppliers provide a punctual service and handle the goods carefully
  • Track orders to ensure timely deliveries
  • Provide updates to customers on the status of their delvieries
  • Sales invoice checking and processing, balance chasing
  • Maintaining good, quick and polite communication with all customers, suppliers and internal staff.
  • Regular negotiation with existing freight suppliers to ensure that the Company enjoys the best possible balance of freight costs and service
  • Regular research into possible new freight suppliers to ensure that the Company enjoys the best possible freight costs, whilst ensuring punctuality and careful handling of the goods
  • Suggesting and providing reports, ideas and initiatives that could improve the company s shipping. The preparation of reports as requested from time-to-time by the Finance Department and the Directors
  • Providing cover when required in Customer Service, Shade Manufacture and any other activities carried on at the Company s Warehouse
  • Responsible for all sampling requests and shipments received from clients.

Requirements and skills:

  • A presentable, outgoing and articulate individual with a confident personality who reflects the image of the Company as a luxury lighting brand
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • A background in the provision of UK and World Export Shipping Services is required
  • IT Literate - especially in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Full training will be given for the Company s internal programmes
  • Extremely Numerate and Accurate. This is essential for such areas as price negotiations, quotations, discounts etc.
  • Adaptable and with the ability and willingness to tackle all required jobs and assist other members of staff in the performance of other duties
  • Drivers licence and own transport essential

Salary dependant on experience

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  • Job Reference: 663293176-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Bella Figura Ltd
  • Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Salary: £18,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent