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SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR

SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR 
HOUNSLOW
Salary £24,000 + fantastic bonus structure 

Our client is looking for a Shipping Administrator who will be joining a positive thinking and energetic team. The right candidate will be responsible for their own shipments, which could be export or import.
About the Shipping Administrator Role:
•    The position involves handling shipments from start to finish 
•    Arranging Export & Import shipments with various freight forwarders & couriers to worldwide customers and our subsidiaries all around the world
•    Working closely with all departments at different stages of the shipment
•    Administering information required for HMRC INTRASTAT reports
•    Providing prices for quotation requests via contacting relevant freight forwarders completed with packing charge and insurance calculation if relevant
•    Preparing export documentations, liaising with the local Chamber of Commerce on specific country requirements 
•    Processing Invoices, Packing Slips other various shipment related documents
•    To have minimal knowledge of Hazardous Shipments
•    Arranging UK courier jobs with contracted driver who is based on site / CMR process for contracted lorry
•    Dealing with other sub-contractor drivers
•    Working on any Exhibition requirements throughout the year
•    Understanding of tariff codes 
•    Understanding of Incoterms  
•    Understanding, experience and knowledge of Letter of Credit
•    Maintain required data for the Organization’s Marine Insurance Cover
•    Checking Accounts Code for shipment related invoices received from the freight forwarder 

Skills required for the Shipping Administrator: 
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Confident telephone manner
•    Organized and being able to prioritize
•    Good knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
•    Experience from previous Logistics or Freight positions
•    Good with numbers (reporting, data checking)
•    Be open minded
•    Second language is advantage 

Please note if you have not been contacted by Plum Personnel within seven days then unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. Due to the high level of applications we are receiving at this time, we are unfortunately unable to give individual feedbacks. Plum Personnel is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.  Plum Personnel is an equal opportunities employer.


 

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