Distribution Co-ordinator

  • Permanent
  • Bristol
  • Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Pension

Website Resource Management Solutions NE LTD

Distribution Co-ordinator, Bristol

Do you have the experience to manage transport flows?

Can you manage transport & compound providers to ensure delivery takes place in a timely and efficient manner?


As a 4PL subsidiary of a leading global logistics provider, VM UK is part of the leading international service providers in the field of outbound automotive logistics in Europe.

As an experienced Distribution Co-Ordinator / Freight Forwarder, you will be managing transport flows and compound operators, providing a fourth party logistics service to one of the top four Global Automotive Manufacturers.

We Offer

Salary of £27k – £32k

Based in a modern office environment located in Bristol. Permanent employment contract, 25 days’ + bank holidays PA along with pension, life assurance and future growth & development opportunities.

Working within an international team culture, our people define industry leadership and customer-centric focus every day by shared beliefs, values that are communicated and reinforced shaping all behaviours and understandings throughout the Company.

Join us and play an important role within our growing team!

Key responsibilities

* Manage transport flows to ensure the expected level in terms of quality / cost / lead times
* Manage compounds operators to ensure that all services are done at the expected level of quality/cost/Lead times
* Ensure a detailed and daily monitoring of the “Ready for Transport” volume on its perimeter
* Ensure a detailed and daily monitoring of services to be done by compounds operators
* Take the necessary actions in the event of performance failure; Challenge suppliers with their transport planning
* Take the necessary actions in the case of specific events
* Obtain visibility on the supplier’s ability to ensure his commitment
* Monitor the proper execution of transport operations both operationally and administratively
* Ensure the consistency of data within the systems in relation to the activity.

We are looking for

* A successful and experienced planner / freight forward / 4PL professional
* Demonstratable experience in a fast paced, pressured environment

* Ability to manage multiple tasks with the tenacity to achieve results
* Ability to analyse problems and define solutions
* Capability to quickly understand and challenge processes
* Able to pick up new systems quickly, with full training provided

* Calm communicator at all levels to encourage confidence with a strong customer focus
* Able to work on own initiative, or as part of a multi-functional team and to work both strategically and at a detailed level
* Ability to communicate and influence others
* Positive and approachable in your manner

* Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
* A desire to grow and be successful


If you would like to be considered for this role, and have the necessary skills and experience, please forward your letter of application along with a current CV to: careers@rms-recruitment.co.uk

Closing date for this vacancy is: Friday 19th August 2022