Our Client is passionate about Fresh Produce and successfully supply a high standard of product to the UK retailers. We currently offer an excellent opportunity for a Logistics & Planning Assistant to join the business at an exciting time of growth.

The position of Logistics & Planning Assistant will work in a fast-paced environment, reporting to the Head of Supply Chain to ensure all aspects of the supply chain are efficient and meeting the standard required. Working as part of an energetic and passionate team, effective communication is fundamental, liaising with suppliers, hauliers & clearing agents, alongside colleagues at all levels.

Responsibilities include;

Coordinate direct deliveries

Management of arrival and stock data

The review & sign-off of transport/logistics invoices

Book & monitor foreign transport to ensure planned deadlines are met

Ensure any changes to schedules are reported & relevant amendments are made to forecasting, costings, stock levels, etc.

Working closely with a wide range of contacts to include internal departments, clearing agents, third-party packers, and hauliers, the ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment is essential and will require the ability to build & maintain a strong network of contacts & relationships.

We require;

Fresh Produce / Food / FMCG sector exposure

Experience across logistics / forecasting / stock control / import & export

Confident ability to work with and organise hauliers, clearing agents, 3rd party packers

Excellent IT & Numeracy skills, the ability to use systems, spreadsheets, and multitask is key

Location; Kent

Salary; up to £32k – dependent on experience

Working 5 days per week, Thursday to Monday



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