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Operations Coordinator

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorGrocery, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£20,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations
Date Posted17 April 2018

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The Operations Coordinator will ensure the correct products are produced on time and to the best quality. Also to ensure the product is shipped on schedule, in the right quantity, at the right cost and with all correct documentation for customs clearance.

Client Details

Our client based in Medway, Kent are specialist gift suppliers to major national retailers in the grocery, high street, premium, discounter, online and charity sectors.


The Operations Coordinator will hold the following responsibilities:

  • Planning, coordination & control of the production process for specified customers
  • Managing production schedules to establish lead times of each operation to meet shipping dates
  • Ensure that UK production (packing) is cost effective & identify savings where possible
  • Maintain inventory of materials needed to complete production
  • Raise purchase orders and delivery notes, update goods-in and finished goods information on the system
  • Chase UK suppliers for delivery dates, negotiating to improve dates where necessary
  • Chase Far East suppliers for delivery dates, monitor production to ensure shipping dates are met
  • Book in deliveries with customers and hauliers.
  • Negotiate rates & trading terms with shipping agents, finding & trialling alternative suppliers where necessary
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of tariff codes & customs entry forms to assist with duty/VAT entry queries.


The Successful Operations Coordinator will be able to demonstrate:

  • Efficient, accurate & disciplined process-driven administration skills
  • Good written & verbal communication skills with a highly organised approach to work
  • Strong numerical skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary and package

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