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Logistics Planning Coordinator, Remote UK wide

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Logistics, Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

This is an opportunity for someone to join an innovative FMCG business to take the next step in their supply chain career.

This business is an innovative supplier into the global retail industry that offers great progression and growth opportunities for someone that is looking to move forward in their supply chain and logistics career. They are flexible and offer full time remote working, so you could be based anywhere across England. Our client is continually growing, as part of a larger group, and look to invest in creative, passionate people that will grow with them.

The role is supporting fulfilment and execution of logistics activities with a focus on shipments from Asia. This includes the planning, implementation, and control of the flow of goods and services from the point of origin to meet all customer requirements.

You will work with 15+ key suppliers using purchase order data to align shipping plans and priorities with purchasing demand and supply teams. You will co-ordinate shipment booking schedules, owning the booking process right through to departure. Daily communication with freight forwarders and building a strong relationship will be key to this.

You will report directly into the Head of Logistics and be supported by the wider supply chain team. The role also includes opportunity to look closely at Lean implementation, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma projects by reviewing all supply chain data ensuring World Class Manufacturing performance.

We are looking for someone to have experience of Import/Export, who has also worked with suppliers across different time zones, logistics planning, and Continuous Improvement areas. You will be very familiar with data analysis and reporting, SAP or ERP skills, end to end flow of sales, and up to date knowledge of logistics legislation.

Previous experience working within an FCMG business be advantageous.

If you have made it this far and have the relevant experience, please apply today by sending your CV.

REF. SAH896112


Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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