A Fresh produce company is looking for a Logistics Administrator to join their team in Kent

Key Performance Areas

* Assist in the distribution and administration of Fruit from UK sites to all retail customers at best cost and best service.

* Assist with management and administration of inbound and outbound loads from the company and European partners and suppliers.

* Managing delivery discrepancies and investigating/obtaining/chasing the relevant paperwork and raising any associated claims.

* Manage the uplift and return to supplier of rejected fruit within a timeframe that salvages the best return, liaising directly with supplier and haulier.

* Data entry, analysis and interpretation for KPI reporting

Principal Accountabilities

* Daily and weekly administration of key Logistic processes and functions

* Managing haulier invoice checks, query resolution and recharge mechanisms

* Administer the uplift and returns within agreed timeframes to minimise loss

* Assist and communicate outbound collection times to distribution points

* Arranging haulier collections and communication of ETA to customers

* Organise customers and PR sample collections/transfers from grower sites at best cost and service – maintain detail in sales orders system.

* Managing delivery discrepancies and any associated claims within agreed timescales.

* Vehicle tracking (UK and European), set up, data management, reporting of inbound loads and analysis to meet on time / arrival time KPIs

* Assist with volume and cost analysis of in and outbound loads

* Deal with daily queries promptly, maintain, and develop key relationships with regular Suppliers, customers, growers and haulier’s dialogue.

Person Specification

* Good communication skills in order to liaise with suppliers, customers, growers and hauliers in a professional and honest way.

* Ability to prioritise workload to suit business needs.

* Ability to work as part of a team and across other departments at all levels.

* Have good understanding of supply chain to retail customers.

* Analytical, computer literate, good level of maths and professional telephone manner.

* Flexible approach to working hours

* Creativity