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Distribution Coordinator

£24000 - £28000.00 per annum

East Midlands, United Kingdom

Job Title: Distribution Coordinator

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000

The Company:

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer based in Leicestershire.

The Candidate:

You are likely to be a graduate or at an early stage in your logistics career. You will have a genuine interest in the logistics industry. You will be proactive and reactive, with a logical mind apt to problem-solving and a keen eye for detail. It would be helpful for you to have any of the following skills and experience:

  • Systems experience in SAP, Excel, Smartsheet, Assist 4
  • Distribution / Logistics/Supply Chain Management degree, or relevant experience
  • International Sales
  • Negotiation skills
  • Transport planning
  • Systems experience in Smartsheet, Assist 4 & Microlise
  • Change management
  • Financial reporting
  • KPI suite knowledge and understanding
  • International Sales

The Role:

You will be key to the success or our client as you will manage hauliers making deliveries to UK customers, and freight forwarders arranging collections for delivery to customers across the world. Communication and organizational skills will be key to this role as you liaise between warehouses and factories to produce delivery schedules, source new hauliers at the best rates per route, process payments, and maintain and manage the hauliers' levels of service. Key responsibilities include:

  • Allocate daily loads to hauliers to provide perfect service at best cost
  • Search and introduce new hauliers to the approved suppliers list with the support of line manager
  • Negotiate competitive rates with hauliers for new lanes with support of line manager
  • Create Loading Schedules for various warehouse locations, manufacturing sites and any outside store locations to the agreed parameters.
  • Manage bookings with Freight Forwarders and hauliers and ensure that they meet their collection and delivery requirements
  • Collate and issue KPI Reports including but not limited to; UK delivery costs, UK haulier performance, Freight Forwarder conformance
  • Manage service issues with haulier group
  • Hold service reviews involving various levels of haulier management.
  • Develop and provide KPI's to measure cost v budget.

The Consultant:

Tom Samuel Recruitment Ltd is a specialist supply chain recruitment consultancy. This role is being managed by Peter Hobson. Peter has worked in supply chain, buying and merchandising recruitment since 2007. Prior to this, he worked as a Supply Manager for a large European Dairy business. For further information, please call Peter directly on 0161 507 2833.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81273463

Tom Samuel Supply Chain
SectorFood and Produce
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID60159

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