Export Logistics Manager

Zoek Pin Kings Hill, Kent, England

Competitive + Pension

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 31 days ago

Export Logistics Manager

A well established and growing international manufacturing company offering a niche product range is seeking an experienced individual to oversee the Logistics for the business.

To fulfil this position the individual must have solid export freight experience as well as demonstrating excellent skills in managing drivers and transport planning.

oOver-seeing the day-to-day running of Despatch, Delivery, Customer Services and Export
oMain point of contact and responsibility for all export freight
oCo-ordinating the daily movement of parts from the UK to suppliers
oCommunicating, and ideally mitigating, any potential issues due to freight that would affect lead times
oAssisting in balancing the workloads among the team.
oUsing MRP software to enter transport pricing and pulling out relevant reports to assist in the delivery planning and forecasting
oReviewing procedures across the function and identifying areas of improvement.
oNegotiating on transport and installation costs

Required Experience:
At least 2+ years recent export freight experience
Export experience to America would be preferred
2-3 years' experience of managing a Delivery and Despatch Team
Hands on experience managing drivers directly
Transport planning exposure
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Proven negotiating skills
Previous use of MRP/ERP software very useful
Good geographical awareness
Excellent MS office skills - Proficiency in Excel (essential)

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