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Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   9 March 2019
  • Location:   Royston, Hertfordshire
  • County:   Cambridgeshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209645325
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are looking for an exceptional Shipping and Logistics Manager to head up and drive the spares and logistics functions of a company based on the outskirts of Royston.This is a dynamic, diverse and rewarding role requiring effective cross departmental interaction to ensure the on time to dispatch of high-tech instrumentation, consumables and spare parts. A sound understanding of current shipping regulations and import/export procedures is essential to the role as is experience of co-ordinating time sensitive deliveries to a global customer base.Responsibilities* Define and implement overall logistics strategy and be responsible for all instrument, consumables and spares shipments* Co-ordinate shipment of all new products and supporting documentation to ensure on time dispatch to satisfy global sales orders* Liaise with shipping agents to facilitate global freight shipments and satisfy import/export requirements including Letters of Credit* Support the Service and Support organisation to co-ordinate installation and relocation projects* Operate an efficient spare parts inventory system to ensure global stock holdings are maintained and spares requests are fulfilled within target time-frame* Develop administrative shipping and spares processes to improve operational efficiencies* Lead a small team and identify opportunities for individual development to strength departmental capabilities.Requirements * An enthusiasm towards the brand and its potential* Proven experience working in a fast-paced logistics environment managing direct reports* Forwarding thinking and proven ability to identify and improve processes* Internal and external networking skills* High proficiency using desktop tools for communication and analysis, particularly Excel* Supplier Relationship Management experience* Qualified to CAA standards for the carriage of Dangerous goods by Air, Sea and Road and authorised to complete dangerous goods notesThe following would be highly beneficial: * DGSA qualified, though training will be provided* SalesForce experience

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