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Senior Logistics Coordinator | Proftech

Senior Logistics Coordinator

  Coventry, West Midlands

Reference #: 894027_1560504179
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £36000
Sector: Logistics
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 14/06/2019

Role Title:

Senior Logistics Co-Ordinator

Reporting To:

Logistics Manager

Role Purpose:

To take a lead role in the day to day running of the Logistics Department and to deputise in the absence of the Logistics Manager

Key Responsibilities

The role of the Logistics Co-Ordinator will be responsible for supporting the Logistics Manager. They will play a key role in driving forward the Logistics and Despatch areas with new strategies in a changing environment. They will be seen as a direct support for the Logistics Manager and second in line within the Logistics team. This role will be responsible for the following functions within the Logistics department :

  • Department KPI's
  • Express Freight - Breakdown / Manage
  • Escalation from Logistics Team / Respond to Customer when needed.
  • Stock Adjustments / Cycle counts for Finished goods
  • 8D Reports
  • Recovery Plans
  • Holiday, Absence & Business cover for Logistics Manager
  • SAP Lead
  • IDOC Management
  • Order Book Control
  • ISWR's
  • IT Support (Help Desk Tickets)
  • Cover for Powder / Raw Materials
  • Lead Despatch Team including reviews, holidays & overtime
  • To be instrumental in leading projects in line with department al and company requirements

You will be experienced in using SAP within the Sales and Distribution process. You will have knowledge of freight forwarding and customer interface. Strong communication skills are essential with an ability to meet challenges head on and be proactive in resolving issues.

You will be supported on a daily basis by the Logistics Manager and also the Logistics and Dispatch team.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a fast-paced manufacturing Company.

Role Related Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Attributes

Qualifications or Functional Experience

· Qualifications in either Freight Forwarding or Materials Management Diploma level or equivalent

· At least 3 years experience in an automotive / manufacturing environment within a Logistics Role

· Previous Supervisory role within a Manufacturing environment

System or Knowledge

· SAP Sales & Distribution Knowledge

· Freight Forwarding knowledge

· Good IT Skills and is therefore competent in using Excel / Word / Power point

· Good presentation skills

· Understanding of principles of Six Sigma / Lean

Personal Attributes

· Team and also self motivated

· Complete finisher

· Organized

· Able to work under pressure

· Excellent communications skills

Other

Requirements

· Full driving license

· Passport

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