Job Profile

Shipping Administrator required to work for a well-established provider of freight solutions. Due to the on-going success and growth of the company my client is looking for a self-motivated freight coordinator to join the team. The ideal candidate will have a proven background within freight/logistics coordinating and live within a commutable distance of Borehamwood.

Shipping Administrator - Position Overview

  • Checking and filing of all shipping and import documentation
  • Ensuring stock/shipping and purchase order records are maintained up to date.
  • Ensuring shipping documents are sent to clearing agents in a timely manner and issuing instructions for clearance and delivery from port to container destination.
  • Liaising with purchasing teams, and suppliers in relation to the administration and processing of purchase orders.
  • Booking in shipping containers at delivery points, and monitoring clearances and deliveries.
  • Monitoring and maintaining container/vessel arrival information
  • Ensuring warehouse stock reports are regularly reconciled against company systems and carrying out physical stock checks.
  • Inputting of purchase orders and stock data onto computer system.
  • Month end reconciliations of stock data
  • Liaising with internal teams
  • Provide exceptional customer service through developing good working relationships with required functional groups.
  • Other related tasks as required

Shipping Administrator - Position Requirements

  • Experience of freight forwarding environment
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Customer focus
  • Problem solving/Analytical
  • Good team player
  • Commercial awareness
  • Numerical skills
  • Flexible approach to daily tasks and work load
  • Working with overseas agents/third parties

Shipping Administrator - Position Remuneration

  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000 (Dependant on experience)
  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 17:00
  • 30 days' holiday including bank

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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