Logistics Support Officer

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  • Location:

    Horsham, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jacob Marshall

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Logistics Support Officer

Horsham and Redhill dual based.

£40,000 - 44,000

A market leading, fast paced and growing technology company are looking for an experienced Logistics Support Officer. They are offering a permeant role and need someone from a Manufacturing/Engineering environment with experience in logistics and supply chain.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Schedule and track shipments in and out of CPL, ensuring materials are delivered to sites in a timely manner. (KANBAN)
  • Assess and recommend ideal shipping methods, routing or carriers to meet necessary parameters, specifications and costs.
  • Maintain robust method of tracking goods and materials in and out of CPL sites.
  • Issuing of purchase demand and purchase orders for freight and logistical materials / supplies.
  • Work with internal stake holders, ensuring appropriate shipping requirements to allow for production schedules to be achieved and projects to progress.
  • Liaise with freight forwarders ensuring timely arrival of goods and materials.
  • Maintain good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain robust method of tracking and retention of all customs and associated documentation, including Carnet's.
  • setting up the material movements between Horsham and Merstham by planning daily shuttle runs and associated Kanbans, processes and visual management.
  • Handling coordination for the design of packaging into our sub-contractors and finished goods
  • Handling Brexit preparations and reporting, including applications for new tariff and clearance systems
  • Working on warehouse barcode systems to allow barcode movement through to lineside
  • Develop cost effective logistic routing for incoming and outgoing materials
  • Negotiation of logistic provider contracts and agreements.
  • Analysis of freight invoices and quotations, as to drive best value.

Support warehouse operations.

  • Aid warehouse personnel in the development, presentation and reporting of departmental "Quality of Service" KPI's.
  • Work Instruction development
  • Assist in the analysis of warehouse footprint and layout planning

Support the finance function

  • Logistics budgeting
  • Invoicing support
  • Purchase order support
  • Customs documentation and Carnet support in line with HMRC requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Computer skills. ERP/MRP knowledge.
  • Support the wider supply chain function and other departments with logistical support as necessary.
  • Attend meetings as necessary

If you are interested in this position, please 'APPLY NOW'