Logistics Assistant

Job description

Job title: Logistics assistant

Department: Logistics

Responsible to: Key Account Dispatch Manager

Hours: 40

Uniform: The Company wishes to portray a corporate and professional business image to its clients and customers. It also wants to ensure that clothing is compatible with safe moving and handling practices, reducing the risk of injury. To this end you will be supplied with Company uniform that you will be required to wear.

Staff reporting: Dispatch office team


About the Company:

Brompton wants to transform cities. By providing the means to commute or explore with a bike that you can take anywhere, we can make cities happier places to live. We want to increase people’s freedom, improve their health and reduce society’s impact on the environment. We make more than just a bicycle, and we are more than just a bicycle company.


We continue to make the Brompton in West London, where we started in 1975, but our bikes have travelled far during that time, we now export over 75% of our production to 47 countries around the world. Our high-quality products, combined with the resurgence in cycling, means that we are enjoying strong, sustained growth. In recent years we have invested in a new purpose-built factory, started to transform our digital architecture, opened new flagship stores in major cities, had our biggest product launch to date and we’re not stopping there - the next 5 years presents an exciting trajectory, full of opportunities.


To change urban living for the better, we need passionate, innovative and talented people that want to challenge the status quo and make an impact.


Job purpose: 


You will join us at a critical moment in the company’s history. As our business continues to grow and our reach widen, our customers’ experience dealing with us is more important than ever. As we consolidate our position as a leading British SME, we must match our commitment to manufacturing excellence with world-class customer service.


You will be responsible for organizing and coordinating your team so that all spares and accessories and bike orders are dispatched to spec, in full and on time.


You will be a principal figure in your customers’ service experience, handling enquiries and managing orders as well as improving and having input into making our current processes more efficient. The role will be varied and challenging, with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas.


Main duties:

  • Responsible for the Junction areas in main factory in Greenford and other locations for stock and shop units – to assist in arranging regular deliveries to the Junction Stores and provide support to Junction team, controlling and updating stock list for Junction, preparing PO and completing internal transfers, understanding and tracking of all Junction non-stock items, work closely with Central Junction team and Greenford team
  • Preparing orders for despatching and liaising with couriers preparing orders for despatching and liaising with couriers
  • Provide support in completing paperwork and documentation
  • To undertake all aspects of administration in relation to the booking and monitoring of transport
  • To attend training and meetings as and when required
  • To attend for stock takes as and when needed,
  • Assist day-to-day operation
  • Work with planning and production team to ensure key customer’s orders are scheduled on time
  • Any other tasks required by the logistics department

Job requirements

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excel (minimum level 2) and Word (basic level) preferred
  • A good knowledge of the internet and control systems
  • Excellent communication skill with all stakeholders
  • Be able to work unsupervised with good time management
  • The ability to problem solves and provide solutions
  • ‘A can do’ attitude with a hands-on approach
  • Must be able to prioritize assignments
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Methodical
  • Punctual & Reliable
  • Some experience in shipping and logistics is desirable but non-essential

Additional duties:

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

Benefits

Brompton offers you a very excellent working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and cooperate 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 and embrace 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. You will be actively encouraged to increase your skillset and to attend relevant events
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, increasing the longer you stay with us
  • Workplace Pension Scheme, Flexible Working, Cycle to Work Scheme to name just a few…
  • Birthday Breakfast, Family Fun Days, Christmas Parties, London to Brighton Bike Rides, Charity Raffles, Volunteering with the local community all go towards creating a working environment that is fun and enriching