Shipping Administrator

Location Grantham
Discipline: Engineering, Supply Chain, Office & Commercial Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25, 000
Contact name: Edward Jepson

Contact email:
Job ref: EJexport
Published: 21 days ago
Salary £25k per annum - based in our clients Grantham Office

We are searching for an experienced Shipping Coordinator who possesses a strong understanding of commercial, legal and financial export documentation and procedures.

My client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of engineered products who operate nationally and globally.

They are proud to be a family business, employing family values, meaning they have a driven work ethic with a strong focus on collaboration and team working.

They are committed to growth across all areas of their business and this Shipping Coordinator role will be instrumental in helping the company achieve its strategic goals.

They are looking for an experienced Shipping / Export |Logistics Coordinator who is passionate about their work and want to be part of a highly profssional team at their Grantham office.

What we’re looking for:

  • A shipping / export logistics coordinator with knowledge of Export procedures and freight terms, as per the Institute of Export and International Trade (Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award or equivalent).

  • Knowledge of COOs, T1’s and EUR1s etc...

  • Understanding of Incoterms 2020 Rules on Exporting

  • Appreciation of changes regarding Brexit

The Shipping Coordinator will build and enhance strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders to maintain and improve logistics service levels to meet customers’ expectations.

What your day will look like:

  • Preparing the packing list with the use of internal systems and reports

  • Preparing export documentation in accordance with required international shipping standards and customs requirements

  • Organisation of packing schedule for the Despatch Foreman

  • Contacting freight forwarders to arrange freight collection

  • Ensuring all freight is collected in a timely manner and updating customers accordingly

  • Liaising with Freight Forwarders to ensure best prices are received for all freight consignments

If you’re confident working as part of a team, and feel you’re suited to offering Shipping support, we want to hear from you!

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