Logistics Support Administrator

Posted 25 Jan 2023

Gillingham, Dorset - United Kingdom

Req Id 260445


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


The 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 and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

Equal Employment Opportunities

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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