Distribution Administrator

Distribution Administrator

Job Overview

Location
Old Harlow, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
7 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
722917
Job Views
1

Job Description

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking a Distribution Administrator to join their team based in Suffolk on a full time, permanent basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* To plan and arrange shipments to achieve the most cost-effective result considering customer delivery requirements.

* To undertake the tasks necessary to support the Company’s transport and distribution processes, ensuring the efficient delivery of product to customers.

* To prepare appropriate documentation to allow shipments to take place while adhering to all appropriate regulations.

* To support in the task to create and sustain a zero-harm environment.

* To provide advice to the Sales Department on the best transport principals and obtain quotes.

* To work closely with the Packing Department to ensure the most efficient and appropriate packing methods are used relative to the type of shipment.

* To liaise with customers and other internal departments regarding despatch of customer orders, and to provide the necessary information and documentation as required.

* To liaise with all other departments that may require a shipping and despatch service.

* The accurate and timely preparation of packing lists from respective information sources and delivery of these to the relevant teams.

* To collate information from returned packing documentation to provide an accurate record of packed orders.

* The accurate and timely update of business systems to reflect action taken.

* To control distribution and associated routines of spare parts, warranty items and other miscellaneous despatches.

* To manage the process of driver arrival and departure and the loading of the vehicles.

* To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be requested giving due regard to your existing status.

* The Health & Safety of yourself and others in your area of control.

* To provide necessary support to the Distribution Manager. To complete administrative and functional tasks as required.

* To provide cover along with other members of the Distribution team for the Distribution Manager in their absence.

Qualifications and Experience:

* Minimum A Level/BTEC/NVQ Level 3 or above or equivalent work experience gained within a Distribution or logistics environment.

* Proven work experience gained within a dynamic administrative role.

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

* An in-depth understanding of the role of a Distribution or Logistics Administrator.

Person Specification:

* A positive approach combined with efficient communication skills.

* Good administrative skills and a very high attention to detail.

* The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

* Computer proficient skills including MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft TEAMS.

* Excellent interpersonal skills.

* The ability to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude at all times within a team environment.

* A strong work ethic with the ability to positively influence the behaviour of others.

If this is a role you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date

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