Export Logistics Administrator

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£30000 - £33000 per annum
21 Mar 2024
08 Apr 2024
Manpower UK

We are currently seeking an interim EExport Logistics Administrator to work with our global FMCG client, renowned for iconic brands such as Magnum, Ben & Jerry's, Cornetto, and Solero, to become an integral part of their fast-paced FMCG ice cream manufacturing environment.

The position is based at Barnwood, Gloucester. This is a full-time temporary role for 6 months, requiring 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Compensation for this role is competitive, paying up to £33,000 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience.

Our client manufactures ice cream brands such as Magnum, Cornetto, Viennetta and Carte D'or. Our Gloucester Warehouse exports these products to many countries within the EU and Rest of the World.

The role covers various operational and logistical requirements for exporting products from the UK into the EU, with a focus on ROI and NI. This includes registration, export customs clearances, export health documentation, supporting border control post queries (predominantly DAFM) and owning the E2E export operations.

The role will be working within the Logistics division of Customer Operations with a primary focus on shipments of Ice Cream to our Irish customers.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Obtaining health certificate documentation from the local authority
  • Co-ordination of DEFRA vet inspections and documentation
  • Collation and dispatching of all required documentation for each load ensuring
  • Support Irish Business by managing the Ireland export process
  • Liaising with our Irish Haulier on the planning of shipments and vet resourcing
  • Liaise with third-party warehouses to ensure the smooth operation of exports into EU.
  • Liaise with the local quality team for any specific quality documents related to loads (depending on customer requirements)

Professional Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience in an administration role from a Supply Chain/Logistics/Quality environment.
  • Strong organiztional skills,
  • Strong IT skills - Ability to learn in-house systems and proficiency in the use of MS Office applications.
  • Experience with SAP ECC advantageous.
  • Proven ability to communicate, both written and verbal, across different levels in different areas of a large organisation.
  • Demonstrate ability to learn quickly with agile mindset.
  • MRP experience is beneficial but not essential

Gloucester working environment:

  • Ice cream manufacturing environment
  • There is an onsite restaurant available, serving breakfast and lunch
  • Uniform for manufacturing workers
  • Staff shop selling discounted products
  • Onsite parking
  • Close proximity to M5 motorway and a 20-minute drive from Cheltenham