Logistics Coordinator

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This is very FANTASTIC opportunity to join a highly successful and renowned international Fresh Produce company… as their Logistics Coordinator.

They have asked FMK Consulting to help recruit an energetic, innovative and dynamic Logistics Coordinator to join their team in Valencia…We are looking for someone who has a proven professional track in executing and monitoring transport and distribution requests in a fast-paced international environment.

As Logistics Coordinator you’ll report directly to the Land Transport and Distribution Manager and in this role, you’ll support him being responsible for the management of the assigned transportation lanes, providing an excellent and efficient service and performance. This contains the organization, coordination and follow-up of the required transport lanes, the management of the necessary documentation as well as centralizing the communication between clients, suppliers and other internal departments.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Organize and coordinate all transport and logistics requests for the delivery of her/ his transportation lanes and customers
  • Plan, track and follow up the deliveries according to the customer requirements in the most cost-effective and efficient way
  • Be the main contact person for the sales department regarding the assigned deliveries, as well as managing corresponding transport costing requests
  • Coordinate unload schedules with our DC´s and safeguard as well as organize third party warehouse distributions and crossdocking operations
  • Ensure an effective and timely correct verbal and written communication between the different departments and our logistics department on the arranged transport
  • Resolve and manage courteously and efficiently queries and complaints with other departments, customers and providers
  • Regularly liaising with the commercial and product areas to ensure a smooth running between the areas
  • Ensure carrier and product transport compliance with the company policies and quality procedures
  • Process transport claims and complaints
  • Negotiate special transport rates or services

Candidate profile:

  • Higher Studies in Business or Transport/Logistics Management
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a similar position in an international environment, preferably with perishables products
  • Fluency, written and verbal, in Spanish, English and German
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft Office

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a growing company in the Industry, if you would like to apply please send over a CV to info@fmkconsulting.co (This is just.co) , or if you would rather have a chat about the position , please call 07734 861 080 to speak with Frank Kinsella

Senior Area Manager (Fresh Produce Production)

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Senior Area Manager Position……

We are looking for ambitious and experienced Fresh Produce Warehouse and Logistics professionals to join a well respected and innovative fresh produce business. They are looking for a Area /Shift Manager to be based in their Warehouse. The successful candidate must have superb people management skills.

You will manage fresh produce production, labour management, H&S and Food Safety Standards with a focus on waste and costs.

With a proven track record of leading people within the fresh fruit sector you will be responsible for developing, training and supporting the Warehouse Team team to process the daily orders in full and in the most efficient manner.

With an understanding of fresh produce / fruit / food manufacturing and production you will be a ‘hands-on’ manager with excellent interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate must be ambitious and ready to drive improvement in this company

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintain warehouse staff – Rota planning, appraisals
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Plan, structure and organise work in order to: set relevant objectives; follow key logical plans; prioritise critical tasks; and monitor progress.
  • Influence and guide opinions and behavior through relevant communication methods and develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders across the business
  • Forge relationships and drive a strong and efficient workforce.

Experience & Personal Attributes:-

  • Significant management experience within a Fresh Produce or similar  environment
  • A good understanding of HACCP
  • Experience of managing, training and developing a team of supervisors/team leaders
  • Proven strong people management skills
  • Experience in Logistics and Warehouse Management
  • Must be ambitious and ready to drive improvement in this company
  • You will be a proactive and self-organised professional.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills: Outlook, Excel, Word and heavy email
  • A strong leader who has demonstrated they can create a team environment and cooperation between departments

 

Please contact Georgina on +44 (0) 1273 720 599 or Frank on +44 (0) 7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to georgina@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

 

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