Parts Logistics Specialist

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Hounslow, United Kingdom

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27 days ago

We are currently seeking a Parts Logistics Specialist to join our team based in BYD UK Office, Hounslow, London area and reporting directly to the Spare Parts Manager.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Track delivery status, solve re-occurring problems and support parts supervisor in updating customers.
  • Arrange international shipments and for urgent parts in and out of UK (VOR, general stock or special return to EU and Chinese suppliers), by working closely with UK parts & warehouse.
  • Advise overseas partners and suppliers on UK customs document requirements and fix gaps.
  • Schedule deliveries on time, examine fulfilling capability of carriers and freight forwarders, impose penalties and escalate when required.
  • Ensure all shipments have been checked and invoiced timely, supporting finance team in general accounts payable/receivable task and tackling discrepancies.
  • Predict quarterly and annual custom and logistics budget.
  • Produce and present findings and reports to management team, such as exception analysis and performance reporting.
  • Validate import paperwork to complete clearance instructions, and obtaining import documents to meet business/HMRC regulations.
  • Identify areas of improvement and savings opportunities , communicate updates to the business on any pricing changes.

Ideal candidate profile:


  • Bachelor level, major in international trade, economics, logistics and accountancy, are desired, requirements may be more generous if you have special skills needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 2-3 years' experience in cross-border sourcing or shipping industries.
  • Good command of English, both written and verbal. Chinese skills would be beneficial.
  • Understanding of import and export procedures, or with clear eagerness to learn or continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of Cargo Wise and any other automotive retail system will be beneficial.
  • Spreadsheet and database analytical techniques with Microsoft office suite.
  • Communication skills with custom authorities or logistics partners.
  • Problem-solving skills and hands-on approach.
  • Strong attention to detail and data sensitivity is preferable.
  • Must be able to work independently with a flexible approach
  • Prove your right-to-work in the UK


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualification
  • 25 Days annual holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Workplace pension
  • Team building events and employee learning opportunities

About BYD UK

BYD UK is the UK distributor of BYD Company Ltd which is a China-based company and a global leading-edge provider of green energy technologies. BYD UK offers a range of electric vehicles, including all-electric cars, all-electric buses and all-electric forklift trucks. BYD is expanding its UK operations to support a growing portfolio of electric bus projects.

Job reference : J230010