Shipping & Logistics Coordinator – Chelmsford

  • Job Ref: 9818
  • Essex
  • Operations

As a Shipping and Logistics Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in managing the shipment process, ensuring accuracy, and maintaining an organized stockroom. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Scheduling shipments and logistics, overseeing the entire shipping process from start to finish.
  • Verifying the contents of outgoing shipments to ensure accuracy and compliance with specifications.
  • Determining shipping methods and costs, affixing shipping labels with identifying information, charges, and payment details.
  • Packing containers with fillers, spacers, and protective padding, securing cartons and containers with nails, straps, or metal tape.
  • Examining outgoing shipments to ensure they adhere to environmental systems and management procedures.
  • Documenting and managing returned shipments of damaged, defective, or unsold products.
  • Collaborating with the Returned-Goods Receiving Clerk to process returns efficiently.
  • Preparing and printing shipping labels corresponding to specific shipping needs.
  • Taking and managing inventory, ensuring accuracy and timely reconciliation.
  • Keeping the shipping and inventory area secured and organized.
  • Organizing and maintaining the stockroom through cataloging and regular cleaning.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date computerized shipping and distribution records.
  • Compiling reports for senior management on shipping and inventory status.


  • Proven experience in shipping, logistics, or a related field.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of shipping procedures, methods, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in using computerized inventory and shipping systems.
  • Ability to lift and move packages, as needed.
  • Familiarity with environmental systems and management procedures is a plus.