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International Logistics Manager

Reference13952114001_737649
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Town/CityFolkestone
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted12 September 2018

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Currently looking for an experienced Import/Export candidate to join a large business who focus on the export of a number of household brands. You will be focused on the relationship management of their UK and European 3PL and oversee all import and export documentation and customer service of suppliers.

Client Details

High growth distribution business

Description



•To manage and work with our contracted 3PLs to ensure that the appropriate warehousing facilities, pallet spaces, manual handling equipment and staff are available to meet the needs of the business and that regulatory requirements are being met.



•Working with international logistics team to ensure that all international shipments are carefully planned and executed to ensure customer orders are collected/delivered on time as per their incoterms, and in line with the financial plan.



•To be responsible for the stock accuracy and manage with the 3PLs the control of the stock levels. To authorize when required any rework and monitor the extra costs generated.



•Act as liaison between the European team and local 3PL, and cover end to end activities from UK shipment to the sale to the end customer.



•Ongoing liaison with production, planning, QC and customer services to ensure all are aware of the plan and that deadlines are communicated clearly.



•To devise and maintain a set of KPIs that will allow control of the international logistics function and highlight issues.



•Projects: Hands-on approach to project management, with a focus on understanding company processes, behaviours and networks, alongside a good understanding of SAP and sources of data.



Profile







• You must have Operational experience in an import/export/logistics environment.



•Customer services/Export management experience



•Experience of liaising with internal and external customers to drive performance



•Project management experience within an international and cross-cultural organisation



•Managing contracts and logistics service providers



•Logistics or customer service background



•Working knowledge of Export Market needs and customer base



•Ability to Lead and Manage diverse Teams and Operations that impact across the business.



•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to forge strong working relationships across functions



•Ability to work closely with 3rd party suppliers and ensure best value



•Confident user of SAP



•Ability to use spreadsheets, database and presentation packages e.g. Microsoft Office to present Stock reports



Job Offer

Competitive package with generous bonus scheme.

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