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Logistics / Distribution Co-ordinator

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Our client based in Grangemouth are currently recruiting for a Logistics / Distribution Co-ordinator on a contract basis, initially for 6 months.

Accountable for the safe co-ordination of their customer delivery activities in accordance to sales orders
The role is responsible for the safe execution of customer orders and leads the communication of amendments between hauliers and the Customer Service Centre.
Ensure that all relevant parties are aware of the status of deliveries.
Optimise the best solution for on time delivery whilst considering stock availability, the supply chain network, product quality and haulier resource constraints.
Communicate daily with contacts in the Customer Service Centre and Account Managers throughout the Business, regarding sales orders and additional requirements to ensure expectations are met or alternatives agreed.
Liaise closely with Planning and Sales to resolve supply issues and co-ordinate amendments.
Lead on the communication of instructions to hauliers through continuous monitoring of the present IT systems to ensure all orders have been progressed on time
Responsible for the recording of haulier On Time In Full into a database to enable an accurate measurement of a haulier's performance.
As required be part of the Distribution Operations out of hours on call rota including weekends for customer delivery issues/problems.

Sound understanding of the supply chain IT systems, i.e. SAP, Transwide provided 1st line problem solving
A good knowledge of the conditions of the 3rd party service provider contracts is required
A good understanding of the basic principles of supply chain management and the role of distribution activities in the successful delivery of good customer service
A good understanding of supply chain operation and the interfaces within the Business.
General understanding of the offsite/onsite assets and how these are operated to identify any potential delivery issues

Must be enthusiastic, highly motivated and prepared to work flexibly during times of excess workload.
Good teamwork, interpersonal, networking and influencing skills.
Ability to work productively when under pressure and under tight time restraints, meet deadlines and multi-task
A bias for action with a proven track record of initiative and problem solving.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Detailed approach to problem solving and decision making
Willingness to innovate and push boundaries
Attention to detail and accuracy of systems data entry/integrity
Proficient in IT literacy, ideally experienced in SAP and MS office applications.
Logistics operational and commercial awareness and understanding.