Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12283
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Fentimans
  • Location: Hexham, Northumberland, North East England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator who is educated to degree level (or equivalent), with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel is required to join our busy Supply Chain Service Delivery Team at Fentimans based in Hexham, Northumberland, North East England.

Previous experience in a Production, Manufacturing, FMCG, Drinks environment using an ERP system would be desirable, but is not essential.

 

SALARY: Competitive + Benefits  

BENEFITS: Company Pension, Life Assurance, Perkbox (providing discounts to many high street retailers, restaurants and leisure activities), plus Free Parking Available on Site.

LOCATION: Hexham, Northumberland, North East England

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator who is educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a supply chain, logistics or business management field, with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.

Working as the Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator you will report to the Logistics Manager, delivering the daily execution of all responsibilities of the department.

As the Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator you will ensure budget compliance and cost controls and will contribute to achieving company profitability by hitting and surpassing targets.

As a successful candidate you will ideally need previous experience in a Production, Manufacturing, FMCG, Drinks environment using an ERP system and you will be able to build business relationships with a variety of stakeholders including customers, warehouse, transport providers, couriers and suppliers.

 

ABOUT US

Established since 1905, Fentimans have a rich history of botanically brewing premium quality drinks, with knowledge and expertise that has been passed on from generation to generation of the Fentimans family.

We are known for our Botanically Brewed and exquisitely crafted soft drinks and mixers but behind the scenes there’s a whole lot more to our Fearless World.

OUR HEAD OFFICE

Fearless House is not just an office in the conventional sense, the home of most of our people but also remains the place where our flavours are still created. The teams you’d probably expect in our business are based here: Customer Service, Finance, Marketing, People & Experience and Supply Chain, but you’ll find them rubbing shoulders with the Flavour Creators, Innovators and Developers who bring our famous flavour filled moments to life.

OUR VALUES

As a growing and ever developing business, continuous improvement and change is our norm. So, it’s important our values remain at our foundation, shaped by the people they matter to our team. From the decisions we make to the drinks we produce, our values determine our ideal approach.

  • Innovative – We are agile and embrace change
  • Belief – We dream big and are not scared to fail
  • Collaboration – We work together to achieve our goals
  • Quality – We strive to be the best at what we do
  • Integrity – We trust our people to do the right thing

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Logistics Specialist / Supply Chain Coordinator include:

  • Co-ordinate & own the collection process between our co-packers, Wincanton, and all other stakeholders e.g., Laws to ensure peak service. Ensuring our collection OTIF consistently performs above 95% target
  • Co-ordinate & own the US shipping process from collection to billing including all day-to-day issues, transactions, admin & be the key liaison with all stakeholders
  • Own & develop the weekly stock reconciliation process with our primary 3PL and smaller partner sites
  • Drive OTIF & service delivery through leading RCA sessions, challenging causes of failure & developing best practices. Provide clear analysis regularly on trends & performance over time and lead the business on OTIF
  • Manage the MYCHEP transaction process & reconciliation end to end ensuring all agreed tolerances are maintained across all parties including monthly analysis & risk reporting
  • Champion the daily KPI process & ensure the 3PL fulfil their requirements to update, maintain and drive performance
  • Take the lead on relevant logistics projects to deliver cost savings or process improvement
  • Provide all relevant BAU daily logistics reporting & updates in a clear, detailed & effective manner with a focus to drive action cross-functionally
  • Represent & lead for logistics in all relevant meetings always acting in line with our organisational values
  • Work cross functionally to support other teams such as customer service and the wider supply chain

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent in a supply chain, logistics & business management field
  • Demonstrable growth mindset & ability to handle change
  • Values driven & able to demonstrate personal values in action
  • Confident with all MS packages to a moderate level especially Excel with a desire to develop to an advanced level
  • High attention to detail & ability to use data to get results
  • Track record in building high performing relationships
  • Ability to follow, set up and drive process forward
  • Process creator and owner. Proven track record of ensuring defined processes are followed in a time critical fashion
  • Results focussed, team player, motivator, and enabler
  • An awareness of logistics processes e.g., OTIF, pallet management

Desirable

  • Production environment exposure
  • Experience in using an ERP system e.g., Oracle Netsuite
  • FMCG experience
  • Drinks experience
  • Previous experience in a logistics or manufacturing environment
  • Certified logistics training
  • PowerBI &/or Power automate knowledge
  • Experience in using myCHEP

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12283

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Fentimans

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