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Logistics Coordinator

Country:
United Kingdom
Work Location:
Uxbridge
Advertising End Date:
13 Mar 2020
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity

Role Purpose

Deliver high quality transportation solutions for our customers through the effective communication with both customers and suppliers to ensure the customers’ needs are satisfied in relation to quality, cost and delivery.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities


  • Execution of transportation activities in accordance with all customer service requirements

  • Adherence  of operational margins  for mode

  • Ensure on-time delivery of cargo in line with customer service requirements

  • Provide pricing for spot quote business as per customer requirements

  • Actively identify opportunities to reduce transport cost and improve margins

  • Utilize problem solving tools and implement corrective actions as appropriate

  • Provide world class customer service, and take ownership for assigned customers

  • Identify savings opportunities through consolidation activities, in accordance with  supplier/customer agreements

  • Track loads through to delivery, and provide customer updates, where necessary.

  • Ensure that all data is input accurately into operational systems

  • Complete invoicing to customers as per GKN Freight Services company standards

  • Ensure that all reporting requirements are met in accordance with company standards

  • Adherence to standard procedures (control manual) and work instructions

  • Maximization of load fill

  • Knowledge of hazardous material transport requirement

  • Specific Functional Competences, Knowledge and Skills Required

    Essential

    • Experience of Road Freight operations within a freight forwarding company (including expedites) or a 3PL

    • Operational experience of Road planning processes

    • Excellent communication skills - internal and external (written and verbal)

    • Ability to demonstrate analytical and logical thinking to solve problems

    • Good analytical and numerical skills

    • Knowledge of transport documentation requirements

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word)

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure

    Desirable

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Road Freight operations

    • Previous International logistics experience a benefit

    • Basic knowledge of International Transport a benefit

    • Previous experience in either an automotive or manufacturing environment would be a benefit

    • Geographical knowledge of applicable region

    • Working knowledge of carrier invoicing and billing procedures

    • Knowledge of transportation regulations

    • Experience of customs compliance

    Language Skills

    • English language fluency is essential

    • Other regional language is desirable


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About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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