Based in Colchester, Essex
Working Hours: 7.30am-4.30pm
A successful and well-established family run business supplying educational supplies to schools is currently looking to recruit an Operations Coordinator at their Colchester office. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and ambitious business and is ideally suited to someone looking for progression and somewhere for them to develop their skills within the operations department.
Reporting to as well as working closely alongside the owners of the business, you would be responsible for supporting the day to day running of the warehouse and logistics department. It is important that you can create and maintain good relationships with the team and are able to direct and oversea the needs of the department. The role will be 75% admin based (at Colchester Office) and 25% warehouse (at Tilbury warehouse) activities but this may vary depending on the needs of the company. There is potential to progress within the role and take on more responsibility for the department.
Responsibilities and requirements would include coordinating and assisting of –
• personnel and processes of the 3PL warehouse
• vehicle & driver compliance
• route planning
• special & bespoke orders
• IT department with IT issues and process improvements
An intelligent, well organised and enthusiastic individual, with some operational experience, looking to develop your skills within a dynamic forward-thinking family run business. A basic understanding 3PL and HGV routing would be beneficial but must have experience in warehouse & logistics procedures plus working with a team remotely.
You must have excellent organisational skills as well as plenty of initiative and exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need attention to detail, and the ability to work equally effectively alone and as part of a team. You will be committed to delivering first-rate levels of customer service at all times. IT competency is required with prior experience in ERP and WMS systems an advantage.
A highly regarded third generation family business, supplying schools and colleges across London and the South for over 45 years. Offering an attractive salary, this is a fantastic chance to develop your purchasing career and work with a business dedicated to offering outstanding service, where people work hard and are encouraged to excel.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Operations Coordinator, Logistics Administrator, Supply Chain Administrator, Sales Support Coordinator, Sales Coordinator, Administrative Support Assistant, Office Manager, Customer Services Administrator.
Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.