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Logistics Coordinator

Job Details
  • 5636
  • Luxfer MEL Technologies
  • Swinton (Greater Manchester)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary in region of £28,000 to £35,000 + bonus + attractive benefits

Logistics Coordinator / Despatch Coordinator

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. Our high-value solutions help to improve people’s lives, keep them safer, and make their work more productive.

We are a forward-thinking business with approximately 300 employees across the UK and US. Luxfer is an innovative technology driven business where Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values. We are passionate about what we do, the products we develop and manufacture, and our long-term partnership with our customers.

The Package

As the Logistics Coordinator / Despatch Coordinator working at our site in Swinton (Greater Manchester), you will benefit from:

  • Permanent contract, working 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • Salary in the region of £28,000 to £35,000, level dependent on experience
  • Potential to earn annual bonus
  • Potential to add additional skills allowances for example as a first aider, mental health first aider, trained internal auditor or quality champion
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Mobile phone allowance of £40pcm
  • Company pension
  • Participate in company share option scheme
  • Free on-site parking

The Role – Logistics Coordinator / Despatch Coordinator

Reporting to the Logistics Lead and Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor, as Despatch Coordinator you will arrange the day-to-day activities surrounding despatches from the production operations. This will include ensuring that departmental communications are efficient, that all key policies are followed, and that procedures for logistics including SAP transactions are completed promptly. Your duties will include:

  • Preparing and arranging transport and documents for the shipping of products
  • Communicating with customer services and warehouse personnel to ensure goods are despatched and delivered on time
  • Communicating with suppliers and customers, providing daily updates as required
  • Arranging collections / returns from suppliers and customers
  • Managing and arranging inter-company shipments between factories and warehouses
  • Resolving shipment issues
  • Booking couriers online and notifying customers and / or sales of shipping details
  • Completing export control documentation and all despatch related SAP transactions

Our Requirements – Logistics Coordinator / Despatch Coordinator

  • Experience working in a logistics setting, including booking and processing deliveries
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Word and Outlook with strong Excel skills
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, professional approach, with the ability to work quickly and accurately
  • High level of attention to detail

Although not essential on commencement of the role, the following are highly desirable, and we would fully support the successful candidate through training programs to fill any gaps:

  • Experience working within a manufacturing/industrial environment
  • A qualification in logistics or a closely related field
  • Dangerous Goods training
  • Experience using SAP

How to apply

As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. If you wish to request that your application be considered under the terms of our Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please explicitly state so in your CV and / or accompanying cover letter.

Shortlisting of applications and interviews for this role will take place while the advert is live; the advert will close once the successful candidate is found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

All applications for this Logistics Coordinator / Despatch Coordinator role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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