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Distribution Co ordinator

RMS Recruitment



£27000 - £32000/annum Pension


Posted: 06/08/2022

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Distribution Co-ordinator, Bristol

Do you have the experience to manage transport flows?

Can you manage transport & compound providers to ensure delivery takes place in a timely and efficient manner?


As a 4PL subsidiary of a leading global logistics provider, VM UK is part of the leading international service providers in the field of outbound automotive logistics in Europe.

As an experienced Distribution Co-Ordinator / Freight Forwarder, you will be managing transport flows and compound operators, providing a fourth party logistics service to one of the top four Global Automotive Manufacturers.

We Offer

Salary of £27k - £32k

Based in a modern office environment located in Bristol. Permanent employment contract, 25 days' + bank holidays PA along with pension, life assurance and future growth & development opportunities.

Working within an international team culture, our people define industry leadership and customer-centric focus every day by shared beliefs, values that are communicated and reinforced shaping all behaviours and understandings throughout the Company.

Join us and play an important role within our growing team!

Key responsibilities

Manage transport flows to ensure the expected level in terms of quality / cost / lead times
Manage compounds operators to ensure that all services are done at the expected level of quality/cost/Lead times
Ensure a detailed and daily monitoring of the "Ready for Transport" volume on its perimeter
Ensure a detailed and daily monitoring of services to be done by compounds operators
Take the necessary actions in the event of performance failure; Challenge suppliers with their transport planning
Take the necessary actions in the case of specific events
Obtain visibility on the supplier's ability to ensure his commitment
Monitor the proper execution of transport operations both operationally and administratively
Ensure the consistency of data within the systems in relation to the activity.

We are looking for

A successful and experienced planner / freight forward / 4PL professional
Demonstratable experience in a fast paced, pressured environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks with the tenacity to achieve results
Ability to analyse problems and define solutions
Capability to quickly understand and challenge processes
Able to pick up new systems quickly, with full training provided
Calm communicator at all levels to encourage confidence with a strong customer focus
Able to work on own initiative, or as part of a multi-functional team and to work both strategically and at a detailed level
Ability to communicate and influence others
Positive and approachable in your manner
Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
A desire to grow and be successful


If you would like to be considered for this role, and have the necessary skills and experience, please forward your letter of application along with a current CV to: (url removed)

Closing date for this vacancy is: Friday 19th August 2022

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