Logistics Coordinator (Manufacturing)
Mon-Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm with an hour for lunch.
We are THRILLED to be recruiting EXCLUSIVELY for our speciality chemical client. They are a start-up speciality chemical distributor established in 2018 and their focus is on the UV-curable raw materials market. They are in an extremely exciting expansion phase as they have quickly developed a broad customer base in UK and overseas and therefore looking for a talented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic Logistics Coordinator to strengthen the commercial team. This is a fantastic opportunity in a high-growth industry and offers the chance for you to be part of an exciting team that you can instantly influence and shape.
You key responsibilities will be:
> Order processing and follow up (POs, despatch notes, proformas, invoices, COAs).
> Clear and effective communication by phone, email and other means with clients, suppliers and internal colleagues to expedite planning, ordering, delivery and accounting requirements of clients and suppliers.
> Liaising with our warehouse on the despatch of orders and communicating any updates or issues back to our customers.
> Recording of sales information, documents, and customer contact.
> Assisting with stock management and planning.
> Placing new orders with our suppliers and liaising freight forwarders directly.
> Ensuring payments are received from customers on time and carrying out credit checks when required.
> Arranging samples for customers and monitoring stock levels at 3rd party sample company.
> Involvement with the warehouse in Holland for deliveries to our European customers.
> General administration duties, which could also include updating the company website, LinkedIn and other marketing tasks.
> Domestic and international travel may be required on occasions to attend trade shows and assist on customer visits if necessary.
Essential requirements for your new role:
> Previous customer service experience is essential (2 years +)
> Experience in Logistics - import/export procedures, incoterms, interacting with global freight forwarders and couriers.
> Proficient with Microsoft Office and other software such as CRM, XERO etc.
> Excellent attention to detail and time management skills are essential.
> Organised and self-motivated, willing to take the initiative and be proactive.
> Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
> Experience in warehousing and stock management.
> Customer friendly approach with a sales and entrepreneurial mindset.
> Scope to develop the role into a management position in future for the right individual.
> Interest or previous experience in the chemicals industry is desirable but not essential.
> Competency in another European language is desirable but not essential.
> £25,000 with fast-track career progression
> 35 hour working week
> Competitive pension contributions from the employer
> 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
> On-site parking
> Fantastic local access to shops/restaurants/gyms
Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact information and CV are fully up to date.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Manufacturing Divisional Manager