Logistics Coordinator

Posted Date about 1 month ago
Location Dubai
Job Reference 30643
Salary 0.0
Our client an automation company is currently looking to hire a Logistics Coordinator.
 

Objective

Provide support to the logistics, warehousing, and customer service functions to achieve highest customer satisfaction at utmost efficiency.

 

Main targets

  • The logistics processes (documentation, customs procedures, Trade portals, regional requirements) in the subsidiary are ensured in the scope of technical and business administration aspects and continuously optimised.

 

  • The logistics infrastructure ensures that the company’s organisation is run efficiently towards the customers.
  • The global logistics standards of the company are realized in the subsidiary adequately and properly.
  • International export regulations are implemented and always up to date.

 

Key tasks

a)

General

 

  • Knowledge and proficiency in handling customs documentation and portals like e-mirsal2, Dubai trade, Chamber of commerce, embassy documentation
  • Knowledge about Customs SG, CDR account reconciliation
  • Prepare and provide documentation related to shipping like certificate of origin, AWB, CO, SASO, National Media council, TRA etc
  • Book cargo with freight forwarders, follow up for pick up, proof of delivery etc
  • Handling all necessary import and export duties with customs and forwarding agencies.
  • Negotiate freight rates with service providers and ensure optimized routes for delivery.
  • Provide support to warehouse documentation and procurement as required
  • Play an active role within the department; provide support during physical inventory count.
  • Liaise with sales, customer service and finance team for freight charges, documentation, quotes etc
  • Basic awareness on VAT process
  • Analyse and improve current process within logistics with regards to improving customer experience
 

 

b)

Towards other departments

 

  • Apart from the system’s integrity, the inter-company communication to other areas is permanently guaranteed
  • The customer’s demand is handled with adequate attention.
  • Identification of areas that could be improved by more effective EDP applications and logistics methods

 

 

Requirements/Criteria

a)

Professional requirements

 

  • Holder of diploma/university degree
  • At least seven years of appropriated experience in logistics management, with thorough knowledge of the Dubai Custom regulations for import into free zone and export to GCC / non-GCC countries and to Free Zone areas in the UAE. (Usage of Mirsal 2 and various documentations required for custom clearance, handling of PR materials, samples, etc...)
  • Knowledge of the MS Office product range as well as an integrated standard software solution as for example BaaN, SAP, Oracle applications or similar