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Logistics Operatorref: JH42137
Sector Shipping / Logistics
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - City
Salary £27000 - 35000 / Year + benefits
Benefit good company benefits
Great opportunity to join an established and prestigious trading organisation as a LOGISTICS OPERATOR, working within their tubular steel department.

Scope of job

Logistics – mostly sea but also air and road
• Shipping documentation/payment to suppliers/insurance
• Daily contact with suppliers, freight companies and internal customers
• Price and freight quotations
• Customs clearance instructions
• Problem solving and working to tight timeframes
• Keeping clients up to date
• Travel if necessary (UK and mainland Europe) to attend site, delivery and storage areas

Corporate
• Receive enquiries from various business departments within company
• Logistics vendor control
• Inventory management – warehouse and stock control
• Logistics compliance – customs clearance
• Data input to SAP system
• Support department management as necessary (eg training, conducting seminars etc)

Research & Consultancy
• Support and contribute to projects that involve fact finding, analysis, recommendations, implementation and learning

Qualifications/Skills/Personal Qualities
• Strong communication and organisational skills
• Professional, polite and confident
• Possess a flexible, can-do attitude
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills
• Keen eye for detail
• SAP (or similar system) and Microsoft Office skills

Experience
• Knowledge and experience international and pan-European logistics operations (freight forwarding, customs clearance and warehousing)
• Experience in a similar business logistics operator role