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Vacancy – Logistics Administrator – CLOSED

July 28, 2017

Sipsmith was started in 2009 by our founders Fairfax and Sam with the mission to open the first copper distillery in London in almost 200 years and bring London Dry Gin back to its home; made the way it used to be and we think should be. Since then we’ve grown tremendously, acquiring new stills, recruiting new drinkers and building on our great team as well moving premises to a new site in Chiswick, West London. Moreover, we’ve recently joined forces with Beam Suntory, a company which values heritage, craftsmanship and people as much as we do and the opportunities for our team and brand are now even more exciting.

Reporting to our Supply Chain Manager the role of Logistics Administrator will be both a supplier and customer forward role so the candidate will be outgoing and fun with a genuine can-do positive attitude, that will work well within our fun tight-knit team and is calm under pressure. We’re looking for someone who is superbly organised, with strong communication skills and not only an analytical mind but with veritable plate-spinning brilliance.

Title: Logistics Administrator

Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager

Based at: The Distillery, Chiswick

Salary:  Competitive, with bonus +benefits

Key Responsibilities include

– Processing UK and international orders, maintaining customer records

– Ensuring orders are fulfilled by our logistics partners and distribution team

– Coordinating international shipments with various customers, distributors and shipping companies

– Maintaining stock logs, investigating discrepancies, stock reconciliation

– Reporting stock holding as part of month end procedure

– Improving and developing procedures in line with growth

 Our ideal candidate

– Excellent computer and numeracy skills, in depth knowledge of Excel

– Strong organisational and time-management skills, capable of juggling multiple tasks

– Exceptional communication skills

– Flexible and creative

– Calm under pressure

– Warm and approachable

– You must be able to demonstrate relevant experience in administration/processing and maintaining customer-supplier relationships

– Previous experience in a logistics / supply chain / inventory / admin role would be beneficial but not required

How to apply:

Please send your CV to [email protected] with the subject title ‘Logistics Administrator’ and a cover letter explaining your experience and why you would be a good fit for Sipsmith.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9th August 2017

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