Transport Administrator


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Transport Administrator   

Location: Buxton, Derbyshire – On Site  
Salary: £14.87 an hour
Contract: Part Time, permanent
Shifts: 27.5 Hours a week – Monday – Friday. 9:30-15.00

About us

Saica is one of the leading European players in the development and production of recycled paper for corrugated cardboard with a production of 2.5 million tons of paper. With more than 10,000 employees across Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, UK, Ireland, Turkey, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and The USA, Saica Group has four business divisions: recycled paper production for corrugated cardboard (PAPER), recyclable materials recovery (NATUR), production of corrugated packaging (PACK) and flexible packaging (FLEX).

Sustainability at Saica begins with our values – we care, we value and we challenge.

About the role

The Transport Administrator is responsible for assisting the Warehouse team and the Customer Service team to ensure the timely dispatch of FG goods in line with customer requirements.  Being the key day to day contact with haulers, the Logistics Coordinator also ensures that all required goods are delivered to customer depots on time and that all customer queries / issues are resolved in a professional and timely manner.

The Logistics Coordinator will also offer assistance to the Materials Planner where possible to help co-ordinate the ordering & delivery of raw materials to site.

To apply for this opportunity, you will need –

•  Computer literate with experience of warehouse management software, ERP / MRP systems.
•  Competent user of MS Office packages, in particular Excel & Outlook
•  Good level of numeracy & literacy
•  Experience of working in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
•  Excellent organisational skills / ability to prioritise & work under pressure.
•  Competent problem solver with a “can do” attitude.
•  Ability to hit deadlines daily.
•  Experience of working with internal and external customers in a professional & proactive manner.
•  Knowledge of the logistics industry, food manufacturers & retail customers.
•  OTIF measurement and other KPI’s pertinent to customer deliveries.
•  Experience of working with transport companies
•  Familiarity with packing lists, dispatch notes and import / export processes

Main Responsibilities

•  Regulary review customer call offs, creating & updating daily delivery schedule with all required information.
•  Communicate delivery schedule to warehouse team, to customer service team and to transport companies to ensure they have all the information they need to deliver goods on time, in full to the correct delivery address.  
•  Highlight issues, errors & potential risks in a timely manner.  In collaboration with internal colleagues, transport commpanies and customers where applicable, seek to take corrective action to alleviate potential problems.
•  Take responsibility for the generation and distribution of picking notes to the Warehouse Team and haulier.  Ensure that customers also receive confirmation paper work of upcoming deliveries.
•  Arrange transport for all goods out, liasing with transport companies and booking collection times in line with production and customer requirements.
•  Manage all documentation  relating to transportation and shipping, maintaining record keeping in line with all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements.
•  Manage movement of pallets and ensure that all systems and supplier portals are updating in an accurate and timely manner.
•  Monitor delivery of goods to customers to ensure on time delivery.
•  Use and update the warehouse management system for stock records, shipping requests and despatching goods.
•  Communicate with colleagues across the Warehousing Team, the Customer Service team and other areas of the operation to update them on any changes to the dispatch schedule and/or delivery delays.
•  Assist with the production of reporting, taking account of KPI’s and other performance indicators.
•  Handle general queries regarding the movement of stock and goods out.
•  When time permits, assist the Materials Planner with the ordering process, stock control and deliveries of raw material stock.  
•  Monitor the quality of services provided and, in collaboration with colleagues, actively seek and implement continuous improvements to ways of working.
•  Assist in all projects that help make supply chain & warehouse teams work more efficiently and more safely.  

What we Offer

•  Funding for role specific professional qualifications
•  25 Days holiday a year plus Bank Holidays.
•  Contributory pension scheme
•  Cycle to work scheme
•  Flu and eye test vouchers
•  2% Bonus scheme to be implemented in July 2024

Saica is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably Qualified candidates, so if you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then please click “Apply” and submit your up to date CV and covering letter for consideration.

No agencies please.

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