First Base Employment Limited

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manufacturing and Logistics Administrator will be responsible for international logistics and assisting the manufacturing team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The individual will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage Imports/Exports from start to finish.
  • Liaise with Freight Forwarders and shipping operators in the UK and internationally
  • Create commercial invoices and all other shipping documents for all shipments
  • Arrange and manage all domestic shipments to and from suppliers
  • Manage customer returns and customer
  • Liaise with internal teams such as accounts and liaise with external customers
  • Assist with purchasing where required
  • Health & Safety responsibilities – development of H&S procedures, risk assessments, arrange equipment maintenance (forklift etc.), arrange training when required, monitoring accidents and incidents, replenish the first aid box, monitoring H&S on-site.
  • Perform any other duties as required.  

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The individual must at a minimum possess the following:

Required

  • Experience of logistics and shipping, shipping internationally by air freight and sea freight.
  • Knowledge of imports and duties
  • Knowledge of Import/Export customs procedures
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer care experience
  • Have great attention to detail and be highly organised
  • Team player and happy to help where needed
  • Skilled in MS Office, including but not limited to Excel, Word and Outlook

Preferred

  • Health and safety experience
  • Purchasing Experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing business
  • Knowledge of the impact of BREXIT

What we offer:

  • Salary: £24k-£30k this will be dependent upon previous experience.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays 
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Private Healthcare including dental and optical care.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to andrew.penrith@first-base.co.uk 

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