Logistics Support Administrator

Posted 23 Nov 2022

Gillingham, Dorset - United Kingdom

Req Id 256662


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Logistics Administrator to join our team in Gillingham. In this role, you will support all team members, your Team Leader and Supervisor by completing tasks vital to support the efficient functioning of the logistics operations, to ensure all deadlines are met and regulatory requirements are adhered to. Duties of the role include preparing shipment accurately, efficiently and to meet agreed deadlines for UK and Ireland, establishing good communication channels with freight forwarders and internal customers to ensure progress updates and information on outbound shipments; shipment preparation, creation and closure exports – accurately entering data into the vital systems within 24 hours of receipt; accurately and proficiently coordinating shipment documentation for the appropriate model shipping regulations. This position is site based but there may be occasional travel required to attend training courses or meetings.

Who you are:

  • Educated to minimum GCSE standard (including passes in Maths and English) or equivalent qualifications.
  • solid understanding of certification to the following standards is highly desirable: IATA / ADR/ IMO.
  • Knowledge of logistics and shipping would be helpful (training will be provided), as well experience of working towards efficiency targets.
  • Proficient digital literacy are essential, particularly in excel and access, as well as RSA stage 2 in word processing being an advantage (this role involves working at a computer for the majority of your working day).
  • Good oral and written communication skills are key to the success of this role, as well as being strong in coordinating and prioritising your workload.


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

North America Disclosure

The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our Candidate Services team at 844-655-6466 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday. If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

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