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Salary: £21.40 - 21.40 per hour

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 27 Jun 2022

Reference: 5543

Shipping / Export Coordinator
Location: Solihull
Contract length: Ongoing
Pay Rate: 
£21.40 per hour umbrella PAYE
Inside IR35

This is exciting opportunity for an experienced Shipping / Export Coordinator to join the purchasing division of our automotive OEM client at their site in Solihull.

This is a full-time on-going contract position that offers the opportunity to do hybrid working

We are looking for a Shipping / Export Coordinator who has experience in Freight Operations, a Freight planning skillset and has worked in a fast-paced transport or logistics environment.

Shipping / Export Coordinator Duties:

  • Ensure a robust freight collection plan exists for all material supplied. This should include outbound planning for pallet returns where appropriate
  • Ensure all transit parameters are maintained within client systems
  • Support and manage all vendor relocations/changes, reviewing operational and commercial impacts and ensuring transition impacts are minimal.
  • Support new model and model year introductions ensuring development of optimised inbound freight plans.
  • Assist in the design, implementing and managing of re-plans in the freight network to support monthly Operations Strategy build variances.
  • Ensure optimised 'best cost' solution is delivered.
  • Perform physical audits of vehicles to measure timeslot adherence, utilisation, packaging and labelling etc.
  • Support customs related continuous improvement by working with suppliers
  • Work on strategic initiatives within inbound freight to deliver a cost saving, efficiency improvement or an improved process
  • Ongoing support for Brexit process development, continuous improvement, input to steering reviews and overall co-ordination
  • Development of vendors regarding application of Shipment Reference Number process to enable vehicle tracking Line by line shipment delay co-ordination
  • Daily feedback into freight provider for missing supplier paperwork, chasing vendors for missing supplier paperwork

Shipping / Export Coordinator Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in a similar Shipping / Export/ Freight / Logistics Coordinator position
  • Data analysis and interrogation skillset
  • Strong excel skills - comfortable working with data and can show trends, root causes through data and can also visualise data for management and decision making
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to engage and influence a range of stakeholders across the supply chain and at varying levels in an organisation
  • Results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment
  • Experience working within the automotive industry would be ideal but not essential
  • Experience working in a fast-paced transport or logistics environment.
  • SAP experience would be ideal

We’re looking to speak with suitable Shipping / Export Coordinator candidates as soon as possible. Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss the Shipping / Export Coordinator position with a member of our team