Logistics Specialist - 3 to 6 Month Contract
About the Company
Large global with 200+ staff in New Zealand, this business has offices, manufacturing, and distribution sites worldwide. Dynamic and fast-paced, they attribute their extraordinary success to continued innovation, collaboration and adapting well to change. Fostering a high-performance culture, they look for people who are comfortable with ambiguity, making their own path (with the team), you are a true self-starter, and you love a challenge. On offer is a career-building and rewarding work environment with an array of great staff benefits. The team are friendly, inclusive and diverse. They work hard, work smart and know how to have fun whilst at it.
About the Role
The purpose of this role is to manage logistics and shipping with offshore manufacturers and deliver products to sites worldwide. This is a stunning opportunity to work across a complex network of sites. Work with different stakeholders and make tangible improvements to supply chain system efficiencies.
Key tasks include
Ensure complete and correct shipping documents reach customers and brokers on-time for clearance of orders
Ensure weekly shipping schedules are accurate and communicated to relevant customers and the business
Review and reduce freight costs with selected freight forwarders
Analyse logistics costs to ensure branches and resources are used at optimum capacity and levels
We are looking for someone with ideally at least 5 years logistics experience and good knowledge of international shipping. You will be incredible at juggling priorities, deadlines, can keep calm during busy times. Furthermore, you keep an eye on what can be improved, you are system savvy, and you are known for your diligent work ethic. In a busy role where challenges can arise, it is also important that you can step up, be bold and really show how driven you are at finding solutions to achieve outcomes.
To be successful, you will need
Logistics experience and knowledge of international shipping
Excellent supply chain administration skills, ability to manage a high volume of shipments and prioritise
Willingness to get stuck in, roll your sleeves up to help the team
Enthusiastic about process improvement
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Positive, can-do attitude
Positive, can-do attitude
Be immediately available for an interview
To find out more, please get in touch with Yannie on 027 245 2641 for a confidential chat.
To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.
At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.