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  • Location

    Basildon

  • Sector:

    Operations, Logistics & Fulfilment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Salary negotiable depending on the candidate. Good benefits available (25 days’ annual leave, pension scheme, private healthcare)

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

  • Contact email:

    lisas@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59205LS

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    Full-time

  • Startdate:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Lisa Starkey

MVP is working with a major re-seller of FMCG brands across the UK and Europe who are currently seeking to appoint a proactive Logistics Coordinator to join the team at its UK Head Office in Essex.  In this role, you will work closely with the Logistics Manager to plan and schedule transport and deliveries for customer orders across the UK and Europe, and to further develop the logistics operation. 

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Work in partnership with the sales team to ensure agreed customer delivery dates are met
  • Plan vehicle routes in line with cost, seasonal changes and other factors impacting transport
  • Work with an established haulier base – ensure SLAs are being met
  • Build a portfolio of UK and international hauliers to support future growth
  • Arrange collections and deliveries for all inbound and outbound vehicles in the most cost-efficient manner
  • Continually look to improve and develop business performance within legislative constraints, fuel costs and environmental pressures

 

Qualifications, Experience & Skills – you will need the following:

 

  • Previous experience of working within a logistics/transport operation within an international distribution environment
  • Good knowledge of logistics processes and procedures – both UK and European
  • Strong IT skills and experience – competent with learning new systems
  • Excellent communication skills, able to interact effectively at all levels within a business
  • Skilled at working collaboratively
  • Able to be self-motivated and to work under pressure to achieve results
  • Commercially focused and able to spot and react to opportunities