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Supply Chain Logistics Co-Ordinator at Jacobs

Supply Chain Logistics Co-Ordinator

Jacobs Bridgwater, Somerset Full-Time
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At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.  With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. 
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity


•    Oversight and coordination of the timely collection from origin, loading, inbound delivery and offloading of categorised project plant equipment to the agreed project location.
•    Proactive troubleshooting transport issues with project team, service suppliers and equipment manufacturers and representing the function at internal and external meetings.  
•    Escalation to Manager & Project team of any actual or potential problems which would adversely affect planned delivery of critical equipment.
•    Oversight of all shipments within programme, covering Sea (containerised or breakbulk) / Road / Air / AIL / OOG & Barge shipments, including customs clearance where necessary.
•    Shipping via principal entrance ports Avonmouth, Combwich Port, and others in south of England.
•    Ensuring shipping and transportation by supplier (DDP contracts) is well planned and managed.
•    Identification of any scope gaps, and proposal of suitable solutions.
•    Focal point for programme level logistics arrangements, including working with directly with supply chain. 
•    Monitoring cost effectiveness and performance of any project service suppliers relating to logistics scope, freight bookings, plant hire, movement & temporary storage etc.
•    Supporting programme teams by advising best practice and methods applicable to future transport arrangements for their contracts.
•    Determining the most appropriate shipping method, depending on the nature of cargo, and required delivery time, and instructing suppliers accordingly.
•    Consolidation of collections, shipments, hire of lifting/transport equipment wherever possible to minimise costs.
•    Ensure comprehensive schedule of rates for logistics service providers is available and visible to project team. 
•    Review and detailed analysis of carrier quotes against contract schedule of rates 
•    Negotiating (where applicable) with carriers and logistics operators to save time and reduce costs.
•    Compliance with existing HPC procedures, compliance & ethics relating to the phase of work.
•    Development and implementation of any required logistics strategies, plan, or process where perceived gaps in arrangements exist.
•    Anticipation of future requirements in terms of service suppliers, equipment, resources etc.
•    Development of Programme wide Freight Profile used for decision making and to be shared with key stakeholders.
•    Review as Subject Matter Expert (SME) the supplier transportation & handling plans and packing, loading / lifting arrangements. 
•    Attendance and reporting shipment status at Logistics Review meetings with other key stakeholders. 
•    To ensure regular and accurate reporting in any specified project system tools (TBA).
•    To keep sufficient records of order progress, supplier performance and associated delays etc. to provide MDT with details to support payments/claims etc.
•    Identification of goods classified as dangerous, review of SDS (Safety Data Sheet) and COSSH.
•    Supporting the Shipment Authorisation Request (SAR) and the Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN) processes 
•    Attendance and contribution at Pre-Shipment Gateway Meetings and follow up of any logistics related actions.
•    To occasionally perform shipment related visits on behalf of NNB at manufacturers premises, including during key loading/unloading operations and acting safely and professionally at all times.
•    Ensuring equipment and materials delivered to site can be stored safely in conditions per project standards and the supplier’s approved care & maintenance plan.
•    Maintaining familiarity with Export Control regulations and liaising with authorities whenever required. 
•    Familiarity with latest expectations under Brexit / Importer of record.
•    Proactive follow up of any project related close out / hotwash / incident reporting / and related contributions to learning reports. 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

•    Demonstrable knowledge and background in international freight and transport.
•    Knowledge of the freight types, customs, loading/lifting essential
•    Requirement - Over 5 years shipping industry experience at several major multinationals.
•    Previous experience in mega scale international Energy projects. 
•    Demonstrable track record of collaborative working within successful project teams. 
•    Flexibility to travel as and when necessary to meet the needs of NNB Gen Co Ltd.
•    Previous experience on Capital Works projects for Process Plants, preferably from Power, Chemical or Oil and Gas industries.
•    Relevant College/University education degree, or suitable experience

Key competencies:

•    To work and perform under pressure 
•    Skilled at interfacing and operating in a large corporate environment.
•    Excellent communication skills and be able to clearly and concisely get their point across 
•    Integrity - honourable, trustworthy, fair, and honest - respecting confidentiality.
•    Impact - able to get results and make things happen with the ability to influence at a senior level internally and externally. 
•    To be able to work decisively (within their remit) and effectively without continual intervention from supervisor.
•    Promote a collaborative working environment with internal customers and stakeholders.
•    Alignment with NNB core values

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.


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