Logistics Coordinator

England, Essex, Basildon
£16000 - £25000 per annum
04 Jan 2018
18 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join one of the largest exporters of recycled materials in the United Kingdom. The group have established subsidiaries in USA, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong.

They are looking for highly motivated individuals with a background and knowledge in the Logistics of Paper Recycling industry. Candidates who want to build a solid career in a fast-paced environment should also have effective communication and problem-solving skills.

Job Duties:
- Create new Purchase Order in the system and close all expired /cancelled POs
- Collate all purchase orders and book with S-Lines / Freight Forwarders based on best rate / coverage
- Collate and send bookings to S-Lines, including amendments and update the system
- Ensure all paperwork is sent to our suppliers, including PO, Booking, etc.
- Update the system with all booking confirmation details within timely manner
- Allocate bookings to relevant contracts, and Create shipping instruction and submit it in time
- Chase signed PO and upload in the system, chase loading photos and send them to documentation team
- Prepare details for exportation (eg. VGM, customs clearance) if required
- Deal with various issues, such as late running vehicles, unexpected surcharges, etc.
- Handle numerous telephone calls relating to late running or failed collections between the suppliers and the s/lines.
- Ensure weekly reports are kept up to date, such as Open PO etc.
- Support other team members during periods of high workload, holidays, sickness.
- Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner.
- Other duties as assigned

Skills & Experience:

- Ideally you will have worked with logistics company previously
- You must have high attention to detail and be able to work within a fast paced environment.
- Ability to priorities and use your own initiative is essential for this role.
- Flexibility during the peak period is required for this position.

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