Our client based in London is looking for a person with 1 or 2 years experience in general logistics with a finance or customer services background.

Dealing with Commodities such as raw material, coffee, copper and gold

Job Spec;

  • FREIGHT FORWARDING / CONTAINERS AND/ OR BULK CARGO HANDLING AND ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE PREFERABLE
  • SOFT COMMODITY ADVANTAGEOUS
  • COMPETENT IT SKILLS: MS OFFICE / EXCEL / WORD / IN-HOUSE TRADING / ADMIN SYSTEM -
  • SOUND MATHS AND ENGLISH QUALIFICATIONS
  • CONFIDENT COMMUNICATOR, WRITTEN AND VERBAL, SKYPE, EMAIL,
  • FLEXIBLE ATTITUDE
    • SHIPPING OPERATIONAL ADMINSTRATOR ACTIVITES INCLUDE:
      • Nominate vessels & container bookings against purchase and sales contracts
      • Appoint Cargo surveyor and provide contractual Supervision instructions for Inspection of vessel holds or containers for cleanliness, Check weight, quality, perform sampling and analysis of cargo, Produce certificates
      • Compile and send Documentary Instructions for Shipping documents, which would include: Bills of Lading, Certificate of Origin, Supervision certificates, Health certificate, Insurance Certs, Phytosanitary Certs
      • Raise purchase and sales invoices in Trading, Admin, Accounting System (ITAS)
      • Present shipping documents to bank for payment, raise ancillary costs invoices, eg: Freight, Supervision, broker fees, Insurances premiums.
      • Liaise constantly with Sellers, Buyers, Brokers, Supervision, Ships Agencies
      • Stock management – handle Delivery orders, invoices , payments, cash balance
      • Learn and develop knowledge of Demurrage and Despatch calculations on time allowed for bulk vessels
  • Support Operators with the execution of Purchase and Sales contracts under Incoterms, eg: FOB, CIF, CFR, FCA with tasks which include:

Salary £ 18-24  dependant on age/experience

Ref ZZ823

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics

We have an exciting position available on the other side of the world for a freight forwarding/logistics company. The company would consider a Expat

The person will be responsible for the overall operational and business delivery and take a proactive role in leading the company forward.

Key Areas of the Role:

Customer Service Delivery and Operations

Operational Process and CPI

Operations/Health and Safety

Business Control

People Management

Compliance

Reporting

Supplier Management

You will need strong leadership skills

Professional, fair, works well in a team

Outgoing, energetic, positive and decisive

 

A full Job spec can be obtained by contacting Kevin Theobald

Salary is Negotiable

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics

Our client based at Heathrow is looking for a Traffic Manager for a 2 year contract only

Salary is £ 46-50k plus various benefits - full details can be obtained by emailing or calling us

Job Spec:

  • Operate cargo traffic office for both export and import.
  • Deal with Customs, Dft, CAA and HAL for air cargo transportation and own transit shed operation.
  • Manages staff performance and identifies training needs.
  • Maximises utilisation of aircraft capacity and enhances competitiveness of Company product
  • Working as a team leader with the business, and show flexibility when required to meet all aspect of flight operations.
  • Develop and empower the Assistant Managers and Supervisors as future successor of yourself
  • Ensures Cargo Procedures Manual is adhered to in all Operations activities.
  • Monitors handling agents’ performance and ensures specified standards met.
  • Manages UK Cargo Expenditure Budget
  • Co-ordinates processing of information relating to Cargo traffic and prepares monthly management report to head office and General manager.Other requirements
  • The jobholder may be required, from time to time, to carry out other duties provided, which are within the general level of responsibility of the duties set out above

 

Essential

(Experience & Knowledge)

  • Experience of air cargo traffic manager in international airlines or GHA which runs own transit shed at LHR are required.
  • Leadership and management skills are essential in Operations Management and so you must be able to demonstrate previous experience of managing people, including performance assessment.
  • You must be familiar is current computer and IT skill within air cargo industry.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken
  • Able to provide flexibility in different rolls.   (Business skills & Behaviour)
  •  
  • Team leader and also team player
  • Excellent communication skill in all areas
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Maintain focus on all aspects of work.
  • Show initiative
  • Looks to improve efficiency and quality of service
  • Current full driving licence
  • Criminal Record Check. (Airside Pass) Desirable
  • (Education)
  • You must be educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Good level of English language

 

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial

Our client requires 2 x Air Export Clerks  .  Must have a min of 2 years experience and the position is based at Heathrow with a medium forwarder

 

Hours are Monday - Friday 9-5.30 pm but this may be subject to change

 

we also require a Export Night Clerk - hours and days are flexible but you must be experienced in Air Exports

 

Salary £25-30k

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics

Our client based in the Heathrow area is currently recruiting for Senior HR Manager. The role will be based at Regional Headquarters of a Global Logistics Company.

The successful candidate will be CIPD qualified with HR experience at a senior level. Logistics experience would be preferred but not essential.

You will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resource Management from setting policies to operational support. An understanding of compliance would be an advantage but not essential (such as Health & Safety, ISO and GDPR).

At least 10 years experience in HR ideally with multi-country responsibility and Training & Recruitment knowledge.

Although the position will be based near Heathrow, you will be part of a regional team based in Europe therefore some travel periodically will be required.

A European language would be beneficial but not essential.

Skills and capabilities:

  • Creating HR Policy and Strategy - aligning HR with Regional Business strategy
  • Comfortable working on their own and with remote teams
  • Great Communication skills at all levels from CEO to Operational levels
  • Day to day HR Management of HQ Team
  • Understanding of HR Law and regulations in key European Countries (UK, Germany, Netherlands, France etc)
  • Management Development and Training
  • Recruitment and succession planning
  • Salary Benchmarking
  • Performance appraisals and development reviews
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • Auditing and evaluation
  • Good written communication and documentation
  • Payroll Management and other outsourced HR Services
  • A champion of Innovation and advocate of new HR solutions and best practice

Salary is dependent upon skills and experience.

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial

Our client based at Heathrow is looking for the Below:

Salary is Negotiable according to experience

 

Our ideal QA Administration Assistant will be/will have:

*Able to use your industry knowledge and initiative to identify and recommend improvements and process changes.

*Able to communicate well at all levels, both within our global operation and with our prestigious client base.

*Good business acumen.

*A strong command of English, both written and verbal.

*Very organised.

*Able to demonstrate accuracy in all tasks.

*Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

*Self motivated.

*A team player.

*A problem solver.

*ISO awareness.

*Intermediate to advanced level user of all Microsoft Office products with the capacity to learn our in-house systems with ease.

 

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, this individual will be primarily required to:

*To assist in all efforts to ensure continual service improvement.  

*Deal with customer feedback and complaints constructively and impartially.

*Assess and ensure Supplier compliance with our QA standards.

*Design, review and update Standard Operating Procedures.

*Train new staff.

*Produce business reports.

*Identify faults and implement corrections within the day to day operation.

*Measure our ongoing performance to help ensure it meets our standards and is consistent with the relevant ISO practices.

*Assist with Network Management and Maintenance as needed.

*Hours Monday to Friday 9am until 6pm.

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Customer Services, Logistics

Our client based around the Heathrow area is looking for a Warehouse Manager.  You will over see up to 60 staff in a 24/7 operation.

Attractive salary plus a car allowance is on offer

Job Spec:

§To manage all areas of the operations Warehouse.

§To organise and control all staff providing the operational service needed both for internal and external customers.

§To ensure the operation is pro-actively managed with resources well planned

§Ensure contingency plans are developed, documented, communicated and in place

§To oversee the operation , compliance and management of the ETSF Operation

§Regular liaison with customers enabling effective product flows and adherence to specific customer requirements

§Ensure completion of bond checks on weekly basis

§Ensure general housekeeping is carried out at all times and that the warehouse and associated areas are kept clean, safe and tidy.

§Further enhance communication practices at all levels

§Assist in the development of current procedures and work practices, where necessary to improve efficiency

§Ensure all staff are fully utilised to meet the operational service needs

§Ensure that all staff are deployed by the most cost effective means and reducing overtime where possible

§Ensure that staff are provided and allocated to each specific area (ERTS , XRAY , General Warehouse receipt and dispatch ) to complete required tasks within set out timelines

§Ensure high levels of Health and Safety conditions at all times within the warehouse environment, adhering to corresponding legislation

§Ensure Security conditions and legislation is followed closely by warehouse staff

§Ensure all manual handling equipment machinery is regularly serviced and fully maintained via liaison with MHE provider / RTITB registered in-house trainer

§Ensure senior management are informed of events, progress and activities on regular basis

§To visit customers to understand full requirements , agree and implement any procedural changes or corrective actions

To train and develop staff in team to high level standard for career progression

 

Salary £40-45k plus car allowance

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial, Warehouse / Transport

Our client based around the Berkshire area is looking for a Head of Sales

Basic Salary £ 60k plus £5k car allowance OTE £30k Private Health for employee Life assurance, 25 days Holiday

Job Spec:

  • Hit or exceed sales targets.
  • Develop and maintain effective sales pipeline identifying short, mid, long term prospects and progress through sales process.  Prepare and present regular activity reports.
  • Develop & maintain effective sales forecasts.  Prepare and present to sales team and senior management.
  • Analyse performance data.
  • Support and implement sales strategy.
  • Manage and continuously iterate sales process to support current and future business: end to end, from initial enquiry through to conversion and on going customer account management/growth.
  • Mentor and train sales team.
  • Recruit, hire, and on-board new sales people.
  • Create targeted, time driven & task based sales plan for sales team.
  • Build & maintain a knowledge of marketplace, industry, customers & product specific compliance sufficient to be able to communicate a full understanding of  sales proposition and business strategy in order to sell our clients solutions.
  • Actively prospect for new customers.
  • Represent our client at trade association/industry exhibitions to promote our services, network and gain new leads/referrals.
  • Maximise inbound transactional business performance in Road Transport, Global Forwarding and Secure Warehousing through effective  pricing strategy.
  • Ownership of  Sales tools.
  • Manage Bid/tender/RFQ/RFI response.
  • Keep abreast of and report on competitor activity.
  • Management of effective Sales IT platform.
  • Manage customer satisfaction including complaint resolution.
  • Actively develop and sustain strong relationships with internal (colleagues/team) and external (key people within customer organisations).
  • Resourcing, performance management & coaching/development of sales team.
  • Champion  behaviours & values within Sales team.

General:

  • Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures and assist in maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
  • Adhere to all security policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Adhere to all  quality policies and procedures.
  • At all times actively support the Company values, aims, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required by Senior Management commensurate with the responsibilities of the job or the requirements of the business.
  • General office admin; own filing, franking post, purchase orders etc.

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Sales

Our client is looking for a person to work around the Berkshire  area. You will need a background in import/export or a general understanding of freight forwarding.

Hours of work will be 0900-1730 with some out of hours, which will be paid for.

Salary £ 25-28k,  25 Days holiday plus pension after 3 months

Job Spec:

The Project Coordinator is an integral member of the project team responsible for researching all modes of transport for events to fit the client’s expectations, budgets and organizing and controlling project activities, under the direction of a Project Manager (PM)

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contacting all modes of transport suppliers and obtaining best market rates available
  • Recording of all current information, rates and services for each project location
  • Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects, services and budgets
  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
  • Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and

For developing this attitude in others

  • Keep the Project Manager (PM) and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations

 

 

 

 

 

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics

Position available around the Kent area Salary £38-40 plus Bonus

Job Spec:

The Import Operations Manager would be responsible for efficient planning, direction and cordination of the activities of all employees engaged in the Import Customer Service Department.

Clearly communicating customer’s expectations and managing the implementation of necessary operational and customer service practices.

Motivate staff through clear leadership and guidance as well as pro-active personal management and team building.

 

Job Functions

The Import Operations Manager will be required to perform but not limited to the following duties.

  • Manage staffing, training and performance evaluations to develop personnel
  • Control and improve service quality
  • Co-ordinate and liaise between sales and operational departments.
  • Work closely with the sales and customers service teams to develop potential business and devise strategic approaches to the market.
  • Visit important clients from time to time to assist in sales and ensure the customer is receiving adequate customer service.
Category: Current Vacancies, Warehouse / Transport