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Logistic Controller

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: 20000-23000
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a Logistic Controller based in St Neots.

Monday to Friday

8.30am – 5pm

Up to £23,000

Permanent

The role of the Logistics Controller is to coordinate and control the processing of customer orders from receipt to delivery. This includes the coordination of all logistical matters, both of customer deliveries and the logistical demands of the site.

Main duties and responsibility -

Environment / Health and Safety: adhere to and promote the Company Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times
Logistics: coordinate and control the processing of customer orders from receipt to delivery
Production: work closely with the Production Manager and Warehouse Supervisor to ensure that all customer orders are correctly met.
Administration: Ensure all customer order paperwork is kept up to date, including POD's, PO's and Invoices
Communication: represent the company in an efficient, effective and professional manner
Logistics controller will be able to work with a high level of autonomy and will be able to organise their own workload
Adhere to and promote company health and safety policies and procedures
Ensure good standards of housekeeping by maintain a “Clean as you go approach”
Processing of customer orders through JDE, factory planning documentation and logistics confirmation. Raising of Customer Credits when required.
Organisation of all vehicles required to service the site, both goods in and goods out.
Liaising with the site warehouse to ensure that haulage timings and requirements are clearly communicated.
Ensure that documentation relating to deliveries, invoices and dispatches are correctly filed and the filing system maintained.
Monitor and improve site OTIF.
Any other task deemed reasonable for the role.
Investigate an OTIF failure to understand root cause and suggest corrective and future preventive actions.
Liaising and negotiating with external transport staff (e.g. lorry drivers) and resolving any on site or customer site collection/delivery issues that arise.
The job holder will drive improvements in OTIF (On Time in Full) and FIFO (First In First Out) to each customer.
Adherence to all quality controlled documents, policies and procedures including SWP, SOP and WI's
Ensure that documentation and customer paper work relating to deliveries, invoices and dispatches are correctly filed and the filing system maintained. Effective time management and organisation skills, focus and communication are required.
Communicate and work with all teams including management and warehouse
Liaise with and support external contractors
Liaise with customers and suppliers
Fast paced, continuously changing and challenging environment where a high level of delivery and detail focus is required.

In addition to the items above the Logistics Controller will have:

Previous logistics experience, ideally within a similar fast pace production environment
Good personal skills and a flexible approach to duties
Good analytical and practical skills
A logical and methodical approach to their duties

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are short-listed we will aim to call you within two working days.

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