Logistics Coordinator

 

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator

 

  • Location: Cambridge (UK)
  • Job Type: Full-time | Permanent

 

Sphere Fluidics is an established Life Science company which provides instruments and specialist consumables for the global pharmaceutical and academic research community. The company is growing quickly and we are looking for a highly motivated Logistics Coordinator to support the Operations team in this newly created role.

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for managing & organising inventory, storage, and transportation of finished goods, consumables, and customer orders. Serving as the key point of contact for our customers, they will help provide a professional experience which aligns with our brand values.

Other tasks include receiving, unpacking, and documenting incoming shipments as a service to our internal team and acting as a subject matter expert for all Logistics related matters. Working collaboratively with other teams is important to ensure we provide the best possible experience for our customers.

Our ideal candidate is goal-oriented, forward thinking, and enjoys solving problems. We take pride in delivering excellent customer service, being highly organised and managing our time effectively.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responding promptly to customer orders and enquiries.
  • Carry out shipping of finished goods, consumables, and customer orders.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, export procedures or customer issues.
  • Serve as the in-house shipping expert and maintain relationships with our key distribution partners.
  • Organise and manage inbound deliveries, inventory and storage locations.
  • Conduct regular stock checks and report on saleable goods inventory levels.
  • Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies and ensure system records correlate.
  • Streamline and identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process.
  • Follow and further develop appropriate safety procedures for the warehouse.
  • Contribute to the wider Operations group with ad-hoc tasks and projects.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Logistics Coordinator or in similar role.
  • Experience with inventory management beneficial.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience operating within an ISO9001:2015 environment is preferred.
  • Minimum A-level or equivalent educational experience.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Passionate about providing great service and achieving operational excellence.
  • Applies a structured and methodical approach to planning activities.
  • Able to work with little supervision and track multiple processes.
  • Organised, diligent and passionate about attention to detail.
  • High personal and professional standards.
  • Proactive, self-sufficient, and highly motivated.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Confidence to raise issues and work towards resolutions individually and collaboratively.
  • Team oriented personality.

 

The package

All Sphere Fluidics employees are given an employment package including a competitive salary; employee share options; 4x life insurance and auto enrolled in an Aviva Pension Scheme. Each employee is also encouraged to develop an annual development plan, including SMART objectives and training needs, as part of their career development. The position will be based in Cambridge, UK.

 

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for this role, please e-mail your CV with a one-page covering letter including “Logistics Coordinator” in the title to: Human.Resources@spherefluidics.com