Logistics Associate - Supply Chain

  • Job Reference: 1108700217-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A large food ingredients manufacturer is recruiting for a Logistics Associate, on a full-time, permanent basis. This role would suit someone who is happy with hybrid working, happy to commute into central London twice per week. This role would suit someone from a
commodity trading background with experience in international import and export experience, within the FMCG industry.

Commutable from: London, Watford, Stevenage, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Slough
, Bedford

Salary: competitive annual salary, plus enhanced pension contribution, life insurance, subsidised gym membership, health insurance, enhanced maternity scheme, 22 days annual leave + bank holiday + 2 extra days at Christmas, cycle to work scheme and other company benefits

Suitable for: Shipping / Distribution Associate

The Role

  • Processing import, export and cross trade operations from start to finish, including processing shipping documents, sending customs clearance instructions and delivery of goods and documents to the warehouse or client
  • Maintain accurate records of all import transactions via company records system
  • Liaise with forwarders and warehouses to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant import regulations and procedures
  • Handling non-conformances and occasional on-site inspection of warehouses
  • Process invoices from warehouses, forwarders and other suppliers
  • Any other items that may arise

The Person

  • Experience in international trade and logistics (shipping, exports and imports) is essential
  • Experience working with shipping lines and forwarding agents in different modes of transportation (sea and air)
  • Knowledge of the customs clearance procedures within the EU & UK
  • Experience fulfilling Export requirements with regards to documentation
  • Working knowledge of exports to different countries (Middle East, Africa and South America)
  • Working knowledge of import regulations within the food industry and port health requirements

To apply for the Logistics Associate role, please send a CV to Matt Griffiths.