• Danielle Grant

Logistics Team Leader (Hastings)

Updated: Nov 10

My client is an internationally recognised leader in the field of specialist interconnection technology design and manufacture.

Thanks to increasing demand within the sector, they have an exciting vacancy within their Logistics and dispatch team.

Main Duties

  • Use of IT systems, delivery times, evaluate performance & quality.

  • ·Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and targets

  • Ensure all shipments comply with export licence controls

  • Receiving goods and completing the booking in process on the Glovia ERP system and in accordance with company processes and procedures.

  • Pack finished goods post Final Inspection and raise all necessary dispatch paperwork in accordance with company processes and procedures via the Glovia business system.

  • Maintain shipping logs to ensure all goods are dispatched on the due date.

  • Arrange collection of goods with couriers

  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers.

  • Assist in the generation and maintenance of all necessary office scanning and filing.

  • Keep track of quality, quantity, delivery times and efficiency.

  • Manage staff.

  • Carry out annual appraisals and be involved in recruitment for the department as and when required.

  • Manage staff training issues

  • Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low

  • Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs

  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements.

  • Maintains quality throughout the logistic processes.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience within a manufacturing background, preferable Aerospace engineering.

  • Educated to GCE “O” level standard or equivalent preferably in English, Maths and a Science subject.

  • IPC 620 certified/trained (optional).

  • IT experience specifically in Microsoft Office and Glovia or similar ERP systems

  • Possess a versatile skill base with the capability to apply these skills across a range of tasks.

  • Previous experience as a production planner (minimum 1-2years) will be highly advantageous.

  • Ability to read and interrupt electrical drawings, schematics and instructions

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.

Working Hours

  • Mondays to Fridays

  • 8.30am-5.00pm


  • £25,000

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