Logistics Controller - IT

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Logistics Controller, who will have overall responsibility for the day to day running of domestic and worldwide logistics ensuring SLAs are met. To ensure compliance across all Exports, including Commercial Invoices, ECCN codes and HS codes etc. You will liaise with partners to resolve product hold-ups or delays as well as working alongside Inventory Controllers to ensure stock integrity is maintained.

Location: Nottingham City Centre

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Full time, permanent

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Comply with all shipping regulations and compliance
  • Manage Export Licenses and Customs compliance
  • Produce shipping invoices for export as required
  • Work with IOR agents as required.
  • Keep track of Courier SLA’s including delivery times, transport costs and efficiencies
  • Direct, optimise and co-ordinate the Logistics order cycle
  • Hold stakeholder relationships with couriers and logistics providers
  • Work closely with the business to solution existing and future customer requirements
  • Liaise with service providers to improve efficiencies
  • Resolve any complaints expediently
  • Meet costs, productivity, accuracy and timelines targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Maintain good relationships with government agencies as required
  • Review invoices to identify mistakes and to strive for continuous improvement at all times.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience in a Logistics management role.
  • Experience in import/export controls
  • Familiar with the use of SPIRE
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to prioritise & organise own work in a busy environment
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Ability to apply initiative to solve problems
  • Self-motivated, positive and proactive attitude
  • Flexible and adaptable decision making
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently
  • Good organisational/planning skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award
  • Diploma in World Customs Compliance & Regulations
  • More than 5 years’ experience in international trade
  • Level 4 Logistics Diploma
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience being responsible for Logistics Transport within an organisation
  • Previous Logistics experience
  • Supplier skills and experience
  • Ability to demonstrate continuous improvement methodology
  • Commercial acumen
  • Solutions experience to meet customer requirements