Shipping & Logistics Administrator

Location UK, Scotland
Salary 26K


Shipping & Logistics Administrator

Location:             Office based from Glasgow

Salary:                  £26K

Full-time, permanent role working Mon-Fri (normal office hours)


Our client is a leading name in the supply of specialist consumables and reagents to the life science research communities globally. Working from their offices in Glasgow they are looking for a Shipping and Logistics administrator to support with the supply of essential products to enable the development of next generation medicines and diagnostics. The role would suit a professional administrator with experience of import and export; preferable from the life science/biotech/pharma industry or alternatively a specialist sector such as FMCG, F&B or the shipping of dangerous or hazardous goods where there is a requirement for specialist documentation.


The role will require the day to day administration associated with the collection and delivery of products from suppliers and to customers. It will involve liaising with clinical, hospital and academic professionals and dealing with shipping and logistics organisations. Shipments generally require extensive documentation and often temperature controlled conditions so the ideal candidate will have a background dealing with similar and will be a highly resourceful individual who is proactive, able to anticipate problems and dealing with any issues as they arise.


Your day to day duties will include but not limited to:

-      Organising the shipping of products internationally

-      Regular contact with couriers to obtain quotes, arranging collections and deliveries

-      Maintain good records associated with the shipments

-      Maintaining good communication with suppliers and customers, making sure all stakeholders are aware of expected dates for collections/deliveries and dealing with any problems or issues that arise

-      Ensuring all sales process documentation is completed accurately and on-time, ensuring processes are followed, recorded in-line with quality systems (ISO9000)


About you:

You will be an experienced administrator with a background dealing with shipping and logistics. You will ideally have a background with within the Biotech/Life Science sector or another sector that requires specialist shipping of products. Experience of generating and controlling documentation associated with dispatch and export would be highly desirable along with any regulatory or licence requirements. You will have excellent communication skills and first class customer service attributes. You will be comfortable dealing with IT systems and following strict protocols and have a passion for the work you do. Applicants should be pro-active, enjoy problem solving and resolving issues or technical issues.


For additional information please contact Richard Taylor

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