Supply Chain Coordinator (Shipping and Freight Forwarding)

Undisclosed Company
Merseyside, Liverpool
£20000 - £25000 per annum
12 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower is searching for a Supply Chain Clerk on behalf of their Freight Forwarding client, who has been successfully expanding their company and would like to welcome you to come and join their dynamic team!

Their team has grown rapidly over these last 12 months due to winning new business. Most importantly the company have a skilled and committed workforce and with specialising within Shipping on behalf of the UKs biggest Retail, Automotive and Aerospace brands.

In this role you will be responsible for:

File Maintenance
Update activity of file header sheet to show current and most up to date status
Ensure correct documentation is contained within each file and or within the document repository
Ensure file activity matches system status

Ensure system status matches the current file status
Track and validate data on system from global partner network
Track shipments using carrier and port systems
Ensure errors are captured from global network and provide data solutions
Use systems reporting tools to enhance customer service proposition
Create and update client profiles
Sales invoicing and accrual data input

Operations (Origin)
Must have knowledge of origin activity in detail
Cargo ready dates and ETD correlation
Provide vessel schedules around knowledge of origin management
Ability to think quickly and demand results in a fast paced environment
Negotiate with carriers and partners to secure space
Understand carriers space protection programs and constraints around it
Tough but fair with global network
Ability to see problems prior to them becoming a problem
Ability to provide vessel schedules from client due dates
Meticulous tracking skills from origin to destination
Provide clients with notice of arrivals
Attend review meetings
Update client reporting requirements

Flag up any potential service issues to the department manager prior to them becoming an issue
Any issue that cannot be resolved at "desk level" to be escalated to the department manager immediately

Generate systems driven reports
Create excel spreadsheet reports in line with client requirements
Provide reporting packs for client review meetings

Sound understanding of "origin management"
Cargo ready dates and vessel scheduling
Excellent understanding of working back vessel schedules from due dates
Knowledge of all Carriers - strengths and weaknesses

If at this stage you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me, I am happy to help and answer any questions you may have

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