Logistics and Depatch Assistant

Supply Chain & Logistics
Job Type:
Salary range:
£20,000 - £24, 999
£18,000 to £21,000 per annum
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

Logistics/Despatch Assistant

18-21k DOE

My client a successful manufacturing company now have an opening for a switched on and adaptable person with some previous experience of working within a Logistics/despatch environment.

You will be based in their reception area so you will be the focal point of contact for visitors as well as clients coming into the building to purchase products- hence excellent communication skills are absolutely essential for this role.

Role duties

• Front line facing- meet and greet all visitors as well as regular/new customers

• Booking in deliveries and raising PO’s

• Giving product advice and organising samples

• There will be regular trips to the showroom and warehouse in order to fetch samples for review- this will also involve running up and down stairs

• Taking payments from cash customers then running cash to the finance department

• Raising invoices and processing credit card payments

• Taking calls from customers and resolving delivery issues- this will also involve contacting carrier companies and drivers

• Regular contact with the sales department

• Creating labels for parcel couriers

• Lifting of product samples when required

• Packing of boxes for despatch

• Directing lorries to correct bays for delivery

• Production of reports on Excel i.e. performance reporting etc.

• Raising of some export documentation- training will be given if needed

Person Specification

• Ideally experience within a logistics or despatch environment

• Superb telephone manner and customer focus

• Highly organised and happy to run across the office and up and down stairs as and when required

• Numerate

• Pc literate a must

• Someone who loves variety in their role

Working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8.30-5pm

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Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: Dana Balac

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