Transport and Logistics Coordinator Somerset

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    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Transport and Logistics Coordinator Somerset Excellent, negotiable salary The Company Privately owned well established leading provider of specialist facilities for the entertainment and event industries The role Reporting to the Operations Director, this is a unique opportunity to take responsibility for coordinating all logistics operations, especially transport, servicing high profile events across the UK and Europe and liaising with a network of global international partners. The successful candidate will assume many of the responsibilities currently overseen by the Operations Director. The activities can be broadly categorised as Transport , Trucking & Yard; Plant & MHE; Warehouse & Stock; Administration & Hotel accommodation , each of which is successfully managed by established, long service team members within each category. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to develop a long term career with good long term prospects Responsibilities Coordinate the efficient running of all operations and site deliveries within the UK and Internationally Provide administrative support to the sales team. Ensure all event requirements are complete and despatched on time to meet deadlines in a fast moving environment Liaison with internal and external service providers, including Freight Forwarders, air and sea Correct reporting of incidents, accident and hazards Promote a positive working environment at all times Resolve any issues confidently, quickly and efficiently with all stakeholders Lead and motivate staff to ensure the Logistics team utilisation is maximised and first class service is provided in a safe environment. Ensure proactive management of returns logistics of Inventory Re-work & damages processing Ensure the transport and distribution operations and MHE are compliant with safety and legal compliance Prioritise daily tasks and complete all tasks efficiently and quickly. Communicate promptly with clients and colleagues The Candidate Must have a high attention to detail, be organised and thorough. Background in Logistics/ Operations is desirable, especially transport. Happy to work in a fast paced and highly pressured work environment. Administration experience is important Good understanding of warehousing Experience of overseeing projects and meeting deadlines Drive and appetite to get a job done Proactive Calm in a crisis and decisive Take ownership of the role and its responsibilities Self-motivated, confident and driven and able to make the most of this opportunity Sound communication skills and able to work independently Prepared to work variable hours in a seasonal environment (Very busy in Summer, quieter in Winter) Flexible Ability to deal with difficult and complex situations Excellent long term prospects ***** Please note that we endeavour to reply to all applications received but this is not always possible owing to the large number of applications we receive. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, you should assume your application has been unsuccessful