Global Logistics Coordinator

Supply Chain Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

We believe in having more than just a day job – we believe in adventures, every day.  Our customers love Icebreaker because they love having adventures in nature, wearing nature. We need our products to get to our wonderful customers on time all the time as Global Logistics Coordinator you will have a great input to making sure this happens.

Based in our Global Head Office in Auckland, New Zealand, this is brand new role reports to Global Head of Sourcing, responsible for examining, processing and presenting all shipping documents for assigned Vendors to ensure accurate and on-time processing of shipment orders so the right product is delivered to the right place at the right time

What you’ve done in the past:

  • Gained a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Equivalent of 1-3 years’ experience in a logistics function
  • Understands freight industry parameters, like chargeable weight versus volume
  • Understands Proprietary Tracking Systems
  • Strong organization skills. And we mean really organised.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong understanding of MS office

What you will be busy doing:

  • Managing Shipping Mailbox to ensure efficient workload management across team and complete correspondence in a timely manner
  • Issue 100% accurate Customs compliant documents for Vendors as assigned to Region specifications in advance of goods arrival.
  • Accurately process the shipping documentation for Vendors as assigned to ensure both Finance and Markets have visibility of orders.
  • Update Freight Portal on a daily basis to enable the monitoring of freight status for Vendors as assigned
  • Proactively monitor the Freight Portal Lines for shipments in transit to ensure potential problems are identified and resolved before due delivery is compromised
  • Maintain and complete the Document Processing Register to ensure both Finance and Markets have visibility of orders for Vendors as assigned.
  • Maintain Garment Net Weight & FG Box Quantity Item Attributes in MDS for Vendors as assigned

 What makes you tick:

  • Being accurate and fast
  • Experience successfully prioritising workload and multi-tasking
  • Getting things right the first time
  • Partnering with others to get results
  • Communicating a lot and being available to give information
  • Having fun

We are not a big corporate.  We care about our relationships with nature and each other. 

We are a fast moving, nimble business with limited resources – the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference and work hard and creatively to make that happen.  We are not perfect, we have heaps of work to do.  We like people who can think big and strategic and also get their hands dirty.

We’re a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 5,000 stores across 50 countries. We are headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand with regional offices in Vancouver, BC in Canada, Portland, OR in the United States and Munich in Germany.  We also have smaller satellite offices in Zurich in Switzerland, Annecy in France and Melbourne in Australia.

If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

The recruitment of this position is being managed by Philippa Irvine, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Philly directly on +64 21 564 691 or email