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Logistics Support Administrator


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Supply Chain

We are excited to be hiring for the role of Logistics Support Administrator within our Transportation team. Transport is an exciting part of the RS Components business, with many change initiatives underway to drive improvements to customer experience and to improve the commercials of our transport activities.  As a member of the team you will be a key player in ensuring our customers receive their orders from our distribution centres and our distribution centres receive inventory from suppliers or other distribution centres. 


While this role will work remotely to begin with but will eventually be required to work from the Corby office at least 3 days a week.



  • Receives alerts from your colleagues where there is an exception/issue with a parcel movement.
  • Responds to the exceptions with the required input (additional information, a decision, or a challenge back).
  • Provides input to our business rules for transport – improving our ability to make decisions quickly, with the right level of customer service and cost.
  • Maintains master data that determines the alerts you receive – for example core information about our locations, people, rules etc.
  • Communicates with our distribution centres to ensure they’re clear on what our logistics service providers are doing
  • In summary, you enable our transport activities to occur every day and issues are resolved promptly.  Enabling transport to contribute to our strategic goals. 


Skills & Experience:

  • Highly skilled communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Customer focussed with excellent attention to detail
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks through to completion and to manage competing priorities
  • Good Excel Knowledge – ideally with a working knowledge of how to use VLook ups and Pivot tables
  • Understanding of Reporting and how to utilise reports to inform decision making
  • It would also be advantageous if you have previous experience of using SAP


A little bit about you:

You possess hawk-like attention to detail and you take immense pride in your work. You understand the importance of timing and have great problem-solving skills. You have energy and you approach your work with enthusiasm and positivity. You are able work independently managing multiple tasks efficiently, effectively in line with operational timelines and are willing to go the extra mile.


We are RS Components part of the Electrocomponents Group


Since 1937, we have been a leading distributor of Electronic, Electrical & Industrial components and supported generations of engineers with products for all types of applications.


As a FTSE 250 company with £2 billion in revenue, we have nine operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe. We operate in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide


Our vision is to become first choice. Not just for our customers and suppliers, but also for our people.

At Electrocomponents you’ll be encouraged to think differently and share your ideas, helping our customers to create, develop and discover. As we grow our business, we’ll help you grow – expanding your expertise and helping you become the best you can be. You’ll be proud of the impact you make on the world and appreciated for what you do.


What we offer

You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • On top of your 24 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future
  • Training and development opportunities


Grow in our high-performance culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


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