Freight & Supply Chain Coordinator

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£18k - £22k per year
27 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client is the largest online sex toy retailer in the UK. They are currently recruiting for a Freight & Supply Chain Coordinator to join their team. They sell over 5000 different products across their global websites sourcing from over 250 different suppliers around the world. They ship over 500,000 individual products each month coordinated across five global warehouses. It is the responsibility of the Freight and Supply Chain team to coordinate the movement of this stock ensuring that it moves quickly to where it needs to be. It is a very fast paced working environment and the successful applicant must be passionate about freight and stock. Responsibilities include: - Key responsibility for the management and coordination of stock and freight from all of our Far East Suppliers - Key responsibility for overseeing the global transfer of stock between warehouses - Liaise with the Stock Management team - Negotiate with freight agents for quotes for the movement of freight - Action the most efficient and cost effective way to move stock to meet deadline - Liaise daily with freight agents ensuring the smooth movement of the freight - Coordinate pickups between global suppliers and freight forwarders - Communicate stock movement to the Stock Management Team - Maintain an up to date shipment schedule for the Far East suppliers - Book shipment deliveries in with our global warehouses in advance - Ensure that freight invoices are processed and passed for payment As a successful applicant you will have: - Experience within a logistics, freight or supply chain role is required - A love of freight is a must - Organisational skills including the proven ability to work within tight deadlines - Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment - Professional verbal, written and presentation skills - Ability to build relationships and rapport over the telephone quickly - Excellent IT and database skills To be considered for this role, please apply today. This job was originally posted as