Logistics Support Officer

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  • Location:

    Horley, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Robert Marsh

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Logistics Support Officer

West Sussex and Surrey dual based.

£40,000 - 44,000

A market leading, fast paced and growing technology company are looking for an experienced Logistics Support Officer. You will ideally have a background in Manufacturing / Engineering environment with experience in Logistics , Supply Chain , Warehousing and Packaging

Key Accountabilities

  • Schedule and track shipments, 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

  • 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 robust method of tracking and retention of all customs and associated documentation

  • setting up the material movements between sites by planning daily shuttle runs and associated Kanbans, processes and visual management

  • Handling coordination for the design of packaging into 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