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Logistics Coordinator - FMCG

£25000-30000 per annum Benefits

Job Description

Logistics Coordinator FMCG


"Experienced Logistics Coordinator sought by a leading manufacturer of specialist paperboard packaging products within the Food Packaging Sector to work alongside the Supply Chain Department and be part of the Company's innovative strategy and growth plans."


£25-30000 (Dependent on Experience) Benefits


Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire.



Our client is an innovative market leader. They provide packaging solutions for food & consumer goods and develop creative and flexible packaging solutions that help customers add value to their offering and achieve success through packaging. A leader in the European market, with a growing footprint that includes Asia and Africa, they use their advanced technical expertise and state-of-the-art printing & finishing capabilities to create a broad product portfolio with innovative and tailored flexible packaging system solutions.


This is a fantastic career development opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic, and ambitious Logistics specialist, looking to build a career in Supply Chain. The role of Logistics Coordinator has been created to work with the company's Supply Chain Department to provide the necessary experience to be part of an exciting phase of the company's strategy and growth plans. This is a standalone role, reporting to the Supply Chain Improvements Manager.


The Role:

* Report directly to the Supply Chain Manager

* Coordinate incoming material deliveries and finished goods deliveries. Both UK and Export/Import

* Organise Stock Transfer vehicles to and from internal and external warehouse facilities

* Review, update and manage the Incoming and Outgoing Goods calendar including colour coding

* Use Sage 200 and Excel on a daily basis.

* Liaise with customers, hauliers, Suppliers and Customs Clearing Agents

* Ensure sales are up to date and informed throughout

* Ensure that our customers are receiving excellent customer service aligned to our company vision and standards

* Generate and prepare Shipping Documentation (Commercial invoices, Picking Lists, CMR's & Purchase Orders)

* Create dispatch bags for the Warehouse (Commercial Invoices, CMR, Picking Lists and Haulier information)

* Obtain quotations from Hauliers, ensuring value for money where possible

* Be mindful of Company Environmental and Sustainability policies

* Liaise with drivers, dealing with dispatch and routing issues

* Log Shipping Data on a daily basis

* Assist with Reverse Logistics

* Track and Achieve On Time in Full

* Analyse Haulier KPI's to ensure they are achieving the agreed Lead Times

* Attend a Daily Direction Meeting to report deliveries on and off track daily and weekly

* Support the Supply Chain team with Stock Take

* Support the Supply Chain Manager with Logistics Tenders, getting involved where possible

* Cover the Planning and Supply Chain Coordinator during holidays


The Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate must have the following essential requirements: -


* Educated to minimum A levels/University Degree.

* Experience in Logistics required

* Knowledge around the recent Brexit Regulations

* Excellent Customer Service

* A high level of numeracy and keen attention to detail

* A logical and analytical approach

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Proficient in Microsoft packages - especially Excel and the use of basic formulas and routines

* Capable of managing own workload and confident in liaising at all levels within the business

* Strong planning, organisational and prioritisation skills

* Forward Thinker

* An enthusiastic and approachable manner with a proactive, "can do" attitude.

* A knowledge of the food manufacturing / packaging industry and procurement activities guided by the requirements of BRC (or ISO9001) quality management systems would be advantageous but not essential

* This is an office based role and would ideally suit a car owner as public transport is limited close to the site


In return our client offers a salary of £25-26,000 (dependent on experience), holiday entitlement, and the chance to join a growing, ambitious, and innovative business.


To apply without delay, please email your CV quoting reference LX 932173