Logistics Coordinator - Part Time - Prodieco

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Logistics Coordinator – Part Time

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About Prodieco

At Prodieco we are dedicated to designing & manufacturing high performance Blister Tooling and advanced engineering solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.

Quality, precision and a passion to exceed our customers’ expectations, drives everything we do.

Our ethos is simple: there is always a better way. You will see this in our continuous drive for internal process improvement but more importantly in the dedication to enhance every tool design to produce the perfect blister pack.

Pride, dedication and an unwavering commitment to perfection are at the heart of what we do.

When you join us at our home in Cookstown, you are joining some of the most talented craftspeople and engineers in the world. We are looking for people who will help shape the next chapter of the Prodieco story. From the engineering design office to the workshop floor and support functions, we are a close team united by one desire: working to provide a service that is second to none. Our passion inspires people to join, and makes them want to stay.

We look for hard-working team players who are responsible, honest and able to be creative when faced with challenge. Crafting our world renowned tooling requires flawless attention to detail, which should follow through in everything that you do. To help you achieve your best, we provide many ways for you to develop and grow, supported by an attractive benefits package and a great working environment.

Our state of the art production facility operates as an exemplar of LEAN manufacturing in operation. From material sourcing and selection to high speed engineering equipment, the pursuit excellence run through our operations.

job description

Job purpose: TheLogistics Coordinator will contribute to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all logistical activities on shipments to customers and inbound shipments.  

Key duties/responsibilities of Logistics and Office Coordinator:

  • Prepares documentation, maintains records, and coordinates logistics for product shipment.
  • Leads communications within the Shipping/Receiving area. Schedules and Coordinates both domestic and International freight forwarder transactions.
  • Ensures freight forwarders are selected based on company objectives for cost and delivery.
  • Maintains Shipping records, including providing tracking or shipping history information to customers and also to the required Prodieco personnel on request.
  • Prepares Shipping paperwork as well as completes shipping transaction in appropriate systems.
  • Coordinates Returned Material Authorization (RMA) process with Customers, including issuing RMA numbers.
  • Ensure systems and procedures are in place to prepare boxes with appropriate labels for shipment as required and carry out the required training of Prodieco staff on these procedures.
  • Communicates status of Shipping/Receiving activities to appropriate personnel. May train new hires. / other staff who may support.
  • Generate shipping output documents as required.
  • Coordinate the shipping of freight by contacting appropriate freight carriers.
  • Communicate shipping volumes and priorities closely with the Operations Manager on a daily basis
  • Shop for rates for prepaid shipments to ensure that we are achieving the best possible freight rates.
  • Formally document new or changed procedures. Identify who requires training and execute training if needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of current international import/export regulatory requirements. Update applicable standard operating procedures as necessary.
  • Effectively lead cross-functional root cause and corrective action to resolve customer-related shipping issues.

Key skills and qualifications required:

  • The Logistics and Office Coordinator will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and will be able to present information in a clear and concise manner.
  • It is essential to have knowledge of international import and export regulatory procedures with regards to paperwork requirements.
  • It is essential to have a proven track record and knowledge of shipping to the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China)
  • It is essential to have a sound understanding of commercial enterprise and be familiar with basic accounting.
  • You must have good reasoning skills and be able to analyse data and prepare reports reflecting findings and advise on strategic direction in relation to your role.
  • As the Logistics Coordinator is customer facing, excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Strong negotiations skills are also needed and the ability to influence others.
  • You will be required to work with industry standard computer packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.

We manage our recruitment process in line with General Data Protection Regulations. For more information on your data protection rights please view our privacy statement on our Terms & Conditions page. Prodieco is an equal opportunities employer

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