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SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR

Posted 7 March by Wilton Bradley Easy Apply Featured Ended

SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR

Job Role:

To support the import process within the Buying department, dealing with all documentation pertaining to importation of products sourced from overseas. This is a highly critical role that requires an individual whose data entry skills are methodical and accurate. This is a full-time, permanent role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the necessary documentation for the efficient, cost effective and lawful execution of all import duties.

  • Manage, organise and update relevant data, with speed and accuracy, using database application. File data and perform other routine clerical tasks.

  • Type and word process various documents and electronic information; create statistical tools and reports using spread sheets and data bases.

  • Communicate with import related authorities, customer and suppliers in all relevant countries, as necessary to ensure efficient and positive relations so as to enable the smooth operation of product importation

  • Liaise with stock control, warehousing and distribution activities influenced by or reliant upon import activities

  • Prepare and submit relevant administration in a timely and accurate manner, i.e.: shipping schedules, letters of credit, licences, declaration, routing, transport and safety documentation

  • Liaise with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant import activities and support in relation to the organisations sales, purchasing and overall operating functions

  • Maintain and share personal knowledge of all relevant import laws and procedures, tariff and duties, licences and restrictions

  • Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in import activity and procedures

  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the company for the successful completion of the role or for the benefit of the company

Person Specification:

Skills/knowledge

  • Experience of Import Administration would be an advantage but not essential

  • Good communicator at all levels

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Able to prioritise own workload

  • Ability to solve complex problem is critical

  • Ability to multi task

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases. Knowledge of Critical Path software would be an advantage.

  • Accurate at data inputting

Disposition

  • Confident, positive attitude

  • Flexible

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary

  • 25% shop discount

  • 40% online discount

  • Company sponsored healthcare scheme

About us:

Wilton Bradley are a well-established, family run, import and distribution company with a wealth of experience in sourcing goods from around the world, and in particular the Far East/mainland China. We are specialists in leisure goods and our various brand’s cover surf/skate, water sports, wetsuits and dive gear, outdoor play and toys to name a few categories. We trade in the volume affordable end of the market but our brands are renowned for cutting edge design, quality and value for money. We have a highly talented in-house design and product development team who are continually creating exciting and innovative material; we see brand and product development combined with efficient, highly productive and precise operational activity as a key to future success. Our customers range from; independent retailers, wholesalers, buying groups and major chain stores, including a rapidly expanding network of international distributors.

Required skills

  • Clerical
  • Data Entry
  • Import
  • Shipping
  • Statistical Tools

Reference: 34625177

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