Logistics Controller

  • Location

    Shifnal

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Food Production, Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Great Benefits!

  • Contact:

    Melanie Machin

  • Contact email:

    mmachin@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0117 906 5808

  • Job ref:

    IW-34-2

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-28

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-27

Do you have strong knowledge of shipping processes and customs documentation? We are recruiting for Logistics Controller to work for a leading food producer based in Shifnal, Shrewsbury. Salary £25-35,000 plus benefits and a GREAT working environment! You will be working 8am-4pm Monday to Friday with flexibility to be on call 1 in 4 weekends.
 
As Logistics Controller your main role will be controlling all logistics and document control into the UK and EU, followed by planning (including arrangement of transportation from UK ports and onward journeys), create and distribute purchase orders to clients, logistics cost control and analysis, to control, plan and communicate 5-week supply chain forecast and ensuring document control (Bill of Lading, pack lists, EUR1s, T1s and transit documents.)
You will be working in a fast moving and reactive environment where you will deal with all logistics planning and communication with internal and external partners to ensure operational pressures are managed effectively.
 
It is essential you have a strong background within supply chain with knowledge of logistics, shipping and imports/exports. Excellent knowledge of completing import/ export documentation is required with previous experience of using an ERP system for planning purposes. Strong MS Office knowledge is necessary as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a pressurized environment where priorities can change constantly. A Degree (or equivalent) in supply chain would be beneficial.
 
This role would suit: Logistics Controller, Logistics Administrator, Supply Chain Planner, Production Planner, Transport Planner, Shipping Administrator, Import Clerk, Export Clerk, Expeditor, Sales Administrator
 
Commutable from: Telford, Wolverhampton, Brignorth, Shrewsbury