Shipping & Inventory Coordinator

Posted 24 August 2021
£24000 - £25000 per annum
LocationCambridgeshire, England
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Sciences
ReferenceBBBH475627_1629819195

Job description

Job Title: Shipping & Inventory Coordinator
Location: Chesterford, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £24-25k (hourly equivalent)
Duration: 2-3 Months, Temporary

About the company

Kelly Services are currently working in partnership with a leading Bio-science company. They have a passion for great science, delivering epic support and innovating future products to help their customers advance faster in their research.

About the job role
You will enjoy a varied role, providing support to the Supply Chain team by assisting in the control of stock across multiple sites and also ensuring that shipments are sent in a timely manner to fulfil customer needs.

  • Preparation of customer orders including the preparation of all documents
  • Seeking out the most suitable logistic solution for the customer
  • Ensuring accurate packing of items and fast delivery to the customer
  • Maintaining inventory of packaging stock
  • Managing stock levels
  • Communication with couriers, other sites and customers via phone and email
  • Ensuring backlog of customer orders are kept to a minimum
  • Keeping a track of all information via various inhouse and courier systems


Skills/experience required
You will have experience of working within a shipping/logistics environment and:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to pick up new systems quickly
  • Able to manage changing priorities and work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of working within the Life Science industry would be a distinct advantage


This is a temporary role for 2-3 months with a possible extension. The hours for this role are Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm but flexibility will be required dependent on business needs.

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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.