Logistics Controller

Logistics Controllers work in a variety of companies e.g. operators, equipment suppliers, transportation and logistics companies.  They arrange for the transportation of equipment and materials to/from offshore or overseas or between onshore locations.  Transportation is carried out by road, rail, air and sea – in the UK and overseas.

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  • Prepares shipping/air manifests.
  • Plans and schedules the shipment of goods and materials from/to offshore or overseas locations.
  • Maintains documentation/certification.
  • Ensures special certification is obtained for transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Ensures that all customs documentation is completed.
  • Negotiates transportation costs with providers.
  • Arranges insurance cover for materials in transit.
  • Ensures that the end client is kept up to date about delivery schedules and potential delays.

It is essential that equipment and materials are in the right place at the right time so that equipment and supplies are delivered on time to support operational requirements.

  • Previous experience in logistics
  • Good organisation/administration skills
  • Good office IT skills
  • Familiar with company materials/maintenance management system, SAP, etc.
  • Awareness of requirements for transportation of hazardous goods
  • £20,000 - £30,000
  • £30,000 - £40,000

Senior Logistics Controller, Logistics Manager/Team Leader