Shipping Administrator - Berkshire

£11.00 - £13.00 per hour - Administration
Ref: 511 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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Job Title:                     Shipping Administrator                    

Reports To:                Shipping Supervisor             

Hours:                         37.50

Salary:                        £11.00 - £13.00 per hour

Location:                    Hungerford, Berkshire


Purpose of the job: 

Arrange the correct terms in a timely and most economic method to ship the company’s products domestic/worldwide by road, air or sea ensuring on time delivery.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Obtaining competitive quotes for shipments
  • Composing bank drafts and letters of credit
  • Liaising internally with all functions to ensure on-time despatch of goods
  • Liaising externally with freight forwarders
  • Preparation of packing and picking lists, shipping and invoicing documents
  • Preparation of customs and excise documentation including, EUR1 and COFO document
  • Continually review and benchmark freight recovery costs, territory/shipments, as and when included
  • Log shipments in all relevant spreadsheets
  • Assist customers with POD’s/Shipment queries when required.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Good administration skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Import / Export knowledge preferable
  • Knowledge of Inco / Export terms
  • Good numeracy, communication and telephone skills
  • Inquisitive and technically minded
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experience in Volume manufacturing, preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with MRP / ERP Systems (SAP Preferred)