EU Brexit Freight Leader

Job description

About the Company:

The Brompton is acknowledged worldwide as the finest bike of its type and this excellence, combined with resurgence in cycling for transport means we are enjoying strong, sustained growth. If we are to continue to thrive we need to recruit great people who can drive innovation of our products and the processes used to make them. We are proud of our bikes and enjoy using them. We export 80% of our production to 44 countries around the globe and intend to produce over 50,000 bikes this year but believe that we’re just getting started.

Brompton Bicycle manufactures in its factory in West London a bike that is generally considered the best portable bike there is. The company is privately-owned, successful and profitable, and we have good relationships with our distributors and users.

If you have huge enthusiasm, thrive on being given responsibility and want to make great products that make a difference to people’s lives we can offer you a job you won’t find anywhere else.

Job purpose: To primarily deal with major accounts control, ensuring all orders are processed and controlled, with correct preparation of paperwork and all service levels delivered applicable to the major account

Main duties:

  • Organised all shipments out of the factory across the world, ensuring costs and documentation are as scheduled
  • Focus on EU consolidated shipments exported via EU fiscal rep
  • Liaise with production and sales to ensure customers’ orders, as far as possible, are dispatched as one shipment.
  • Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
  • Serve as contact persons for all couriers.
  • Implement schedule and policy changes regarding shipping.
  • To undertake all aspects of administration in relation to the booking and monitoring of transport.
  • Understanding specific requirement and talking through systems change to encompass change for service improvement

Person Specification:

Be aware of Health and Safety standards; along with a high understanding of Dignity and Diversity in the workplace

The successful applicant will ideally be able to quickly respond effectively to changing demands and be able to apply good problem-solving skills.

Good organisational, IT and communication skills

Excellent planning skills and ability to co-ordinate own work-load

Well motivated to drive efficient processes and maintain accurate information

Have a methodical and organised approach to work with the ability to think ahead and priorities tasks

To be customer facing and happy to liaise with customers especially key accounts directly

Additional duties:

  • To attend training and meetings as and when required
  • Any other jobs around the factory that may be deemed necessary

The Perks

Brompton offers you a very pleasant working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and co-operate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Next to good terms of employment Brompton offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. We are all proud to be part of Brompton Bicycle; we all share the same passion and dedication to the company despite any differences in cultural backgrounds and skills.

  • Huge discount on your very own Brompton (Family and Friends get discount too)
  • Position to thrive. Whether you’re early in your career or an experienced professional, Brompton provides you with everything you need to excel in your job and for personal growth.
  • 20 days holiday
  • Workplace Pension Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers, Flexible Working, Cycle to Work Scheme to name just a few…..

Job requirements

Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered.