Logistics And Operations Assistant

MED Equus

Location: Shropshire
Closing Date: Tuesday, March 1st 2022

Job Type: Admin / Export / Operations

Job Description

We are specialist suppliers of equine veterinary equipment.

Our philosophy at MED Equus is to build long term relationships with vets. Our service is built on years of expertise, a high-quality reputation, integrity and professionalism, ensuring our clients are completely satisfied with our products and service.

We are looking for a Logistics & Operations Assistant to join our team on April 1st, 2022, however we are flexible for the right candidate.

This is an office-based post and the candidate would need to live ideally in a commutable distance to our offices - In Oswestry.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone that is enthusiastic and ambitious, who wants to join a loyal and dedicated work force, offering excellent training, great working conditions and many benefits within a growing company.

Within the role you will work closely with our team, external suppliers and there will be opportunities to progress within the company through learning and developing specific knowledge and skills.

Requirements of the Logistics & Operations Assistant:

  • Excellent phone, email, zoom, written and verbal communication
  • Logistics experience – Booking/Tracking shipments worldwide
  • Ability to work closely with colleagues as part of a team to meet objectives and deadlines
  • Must be able to follow guidelines closely but also use own initiative if required to work independently
  • Proven ability in planning, prioritising and time management of daily tasks
  • Must have excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook email and calendar systems. CRM training will be given but some experience of this would be of an advantage
  • Financial experience preferable in relation to shipping expenditure
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate is an advantage
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Attention to detail is paramount
  • Have enthusiasm and a proactive attitude

Responsibilities of the Logistics & Operations Assistant:

  • Veterinary equipment logistics; UK, Europe and Worldwide
  • Logistical management of veterinary equipment using online booking systems
  • Liaising with international logistics companies
  • Liaising with international suppliers
  • Liaising with customers by phone, zoom and email
  • Logistic budget
  • Inspecting incoming/outgoing veterinary equipment (You will follow a training programme on all our specialist equipment)

Competitive salary dependent upon experience. £19,000.00-£22,000.00 per year


Training Programme
Discretionary team company bonus
Individual bonus scheme
Free On-site parking
25 days leave plus Bank Holidays
Workwear provided
Annual company team fundraiser
Two social team events 

If you are interested, please email a CV (no longer than 2 A4 sides) and a covering letter.

 *Please note, applications without a covering letter or longer than 2 A4 pages will not be considered

Application deadline: 01/03/2022

Expected start date: 01/04/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
We have a full Covid-19 risk assessment in place 


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