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Distribution Co-ordinator

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    Office Recruitment Services

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  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

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    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Paige O’Connell

Do you have previous experience working in shipping or distribution?

I am working with a manufacturing business based in Eye, in their search for a Distribution Coordinator to support with growth and further build on their strategy to provide exceptional customer service!

Reporting to the Distribution Manager, your key purpose as Distribution Coordinator will be to ensure the smooth operation of the distribution process resulting in meeting customer expectations within target costs.

Your duties will include:

•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 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 dispatch of customer orders, and to provide the necessary information and documentation as required
•To liaise with all other departments that may require shipping and dispatch service
•To monitor the progress of orders to ensure target dates are achieved to fulfil customer expectations
•To manage the process of driver arrival and departure and the loading of the vehicles

Essential Skills & Requirements:

•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

What they will offer:

•A competitive salary banding dependent on previous skills and experience
•23 days holiday + bank holidays
•Free onsite parking
•Life Assurance (3x basic salary)
•Pension Scheme - scheme is a contributory scheme, with the employee contributing 4% of earnings and the Company contributing 4% of earnings. Company contributions increase to 6% after 5 years' service and 7% after 10 years' service
•Open plan welcoming working environment

Closing Date Wednesday 3rd November 2021


•1st interviews will take place on TEAMS w/c 8th November 2021, followed by 2nd interviews w/c 15th November 2021 these can be flexible.

Please note you will be required to provide a Covering Letter with your application. When compiling this please consider:

•Why you are applying for this vacancy
•What transferable skills you have
•What you can offer the business and why they should consider your application

If you would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail, get in touch with Paige today to discuss your application.