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Imports Outbound Analyst 37940

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £23.14 - 23.14 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Logistics
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 07 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61642

Imports Outbound Analyst – 37940

Pay Rate: up to £23.14/hr Ltd – inside IR35 (PAYE option available)

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Hams Hall (Hybrid)

Position Description:

The Trading Division is a unique team within the business that has a core function to buy products around the world in support of the company’s global manufacturing activities. The Trading Division Export Sales Centres (ESC) in other regions, such as China, enable the business to import Chinese produced components for use in our European manufacturing facilities.

As the Imports Outbound Analyst, you will contribute to the design, management, checking, and analysis of a diverse range of data using a variety of tools at Trading Division Import Operations to support informed decision making. This is a customer facing role primarily responsible for managing the transportation of components internationally by ensuring shipping standards, traceability and delivery assurance to maintain production. This role will take control of all planning and physical logistics operations and manage all aspects of scheduling and supply chain for Shipping and Import

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the management of the shipping and export function for preparing loads to be dispatched to customers
  • Ensure accuracy and adherence to schedule release and shipping and export standards, including engineering and launch operations
  • Maintain clear processes for shipments and for any replacement engines/ parts and scheduling adjustments
  • Help resolve any change requests required to SAP systems to optimise the processes
  • Monitor/ Control and Reporting of parts stocks and shipping status in line with
  • Schedule parameters - Time and Quality and escalate issues where appropriate
  • Work on the Pre-production volume requirements and parts run-outs, including management of New Parts for Model Year and Running Change requirements
  • Maintain accurate records management for schedule planning
  • Maintain contact with customers and freight forwarders, optimising trailer utilisation and monitoring dock adherence Interface with support departments (including Manufacturing, Quality and Material Planning and Logistics functions) to ensure requirements are fulfilled in a timely manner
  • Interface with receiving locations to agree dock slots, optimising trailer utilization and monitoring on-time collection performance
  • Support the Outbound premium freight process Liaison with cross-functional teams to ensure the stock levels are maintained at the correct level to maintain production when parts issues are identified
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to quickly understand and challenge Logistics processes
  • ERP Systems knowledge (SAP / CMMS3)
  • Experience of process mapping and design
  • Advanced analytical and MS Excel Skills are essential
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving ability/techniques and benefit contribution is essential
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player who supports team members


  • Previous experience in Material Planning / Logistics, preferably from within Motor Manufacturing / FMCG or Supply Base Industry
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with SAP is an advantage
  • Experience of Customer Relationship Management
  • Understanding of Manufacturing production methods desirable
  • Good problem solving techniques and understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Good analytical skills in data control and understanding of production processes
  • Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure
  • Education Required:

Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred

Additional Information:


Role will be based at Hams Hall and with all roles there may be a need to visit other sites, but this is expected to be very minimal (once a month perhaps)

To apply, please send your interest and CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.