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Purchasing and Logistics Manager

  • Location:

    Thornbury, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bristol Commercial

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


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Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

­ Lead the purchasing of stock requirements in line with customer demand and in-house stock levels (Carbon and impregnating Chemicals), ensuring on receipt of goods they are appropriately allocated into stock in conjunction with warehouse and operations requirements, liaison between the admin office, the warehouse and operations.

­ Understanding on UK & European Reach legislation, custom declarations duties, clearance and VAT regulations, and process requirements, ensuring goods for both import and export have correct documentation and licenses, and these are processed with the relevant time scales to ensue no delays.

­ Document preparation/checks relating to all imports and exports

­ Dealing with import/export transport arrangements for full containers (imports to UK, and worldwide)

­ Lead on Liaising/Supporting sales team regarding all aspects of sale arrangements.

­ Lead on Liaising with suppliers and agents regarding imports.

­ Preparation and submission of customs documents at Chamber of Commerce

­ Researching and complying with national and local requirements as they pertain to the company's operations, develop training documents and coaching other staff members

­ Co-ordinating with Lab on test results and product acceptance or failures, ensuring the correct personal are advised of results.

­ ISO 9001 & ISO 14001

­ HACCP - Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point

­ To cover team members when absent.

­ Other Operational ad-hoc duties.


­ 9 GCSE's.

­ CIPS desirable, but would consider someone with experience of procurement and supply.

­ Level 3 certificate in international trade desirable, but would consider experience of Ocean Import and Exports.

­ Proven track record of managing and prioritising workload, strong planning and organisational skills, ability to effectively execute objectives.

­ A collaborator and effective team player.

­ Must have excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrably strong written and verbal skills.

­ Self-Starter, will assume ownership and pick up aspects that need attending to without being asked, will lead & liaise with other team members to ensure that any task or process are managed to completion successfully, and that company customer service and support levels delight and exceed expectations.

­ Experience using QuickBooks desktop (not essential).


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