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Logistics Administration Team Leader


Job Description:

Logistics Administration Team Leader – Peterlee (Up to £26,500)

*Join a fantastic, close-knit team

*Well-established, global Manufacturing business!


The Company: 


A global Manufacturing business, that have been established for over a century.


Job Description of a Logistics Administration Team Leader

  • To control and manage the transport and Admin team and processes to ensure customers’ goods are dispatched in line with agreed service levels, cost, and quality.
  • Control and manage customer’s returnable packaging to ensure production and customer deadlines are agreed.
  • Communicate with Sales /Customer Support to ensure all delivery concerns are dealt with pro-actively in a timely manner and countermeasures implemented promptly.
  • Ensure effective transport planning results are achieved in a quality and cost-efficient manner to meet customer agreed service levels.
  • Lead the Transport and Admin team to ensure timely production of all transport and warehouse documentation to ensure the timely delivery of customer orders is achieved.
  • Compile SOP for new processes and ensure existing documents are correct.
  • Ensure the Logistics and Admin team are aware of Health & Safety issues, hold regular meetings sending reports to the Health & Safety team.


Skills & experience of a Logistics Administration Team Leader

  • 3 or more years’ experience in Customs Trade compliance. Knowledge in Customs classification, preferential and non-preferential origin, and exports.
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of international trade regulations for region specific countries with a special focus on customs regulations, procedures and local practices, tariffs, duty preferences/programs, E/I compliance controls, free trade agreements.
  • Descartes Customs Compliance Software Knowledge.
  • Systems knowledge - AEB, NES and Microsoft Office applications
  • High level proficiency with MS Excel
  • Strong Export shipping knowledge



Why Should You Apply?

Opportunity to join a global business that have a fantastic order book and offer training and career development.


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 


  • Leadership and Executive Level Appointments
  • Engineering - Production, Process, Project
  • Technical – Electronic, Software, System, Automation
  • Design - Mechanical, Electrical, Draughtsperson, Manager
  • QHSE - Inspector, Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Maintenance & Trades - Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • HR & Finance
  • Customer Service & Admin



  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Entry Level

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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