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Shipping Administrator

Shipping Administrator

Posted 20 September 2018 by Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
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Due to growth our client; a hugely successful local business are looking to recruit a bright, enthusiastic Shipping Administrator to join there very busy Sevenoaks based team.

Working in a small team, you will perform various administrative and clerical tasks including frequent liaison with internal departments.

Duties to include:

  • Arranging shipment with suppliers as per buyers requests
  • Liaising with shipping lines
  • Receiving shipping declarations from suppliers
  • Advising buyers of declarations of shipment
  • Checking original or copy shipping documents and arranging payments
  • Sending documents to clients
  • Liaising with warehouses if goods are being delivered
  • Monitoring weights and quality
  • Raising Letters of credit if applicable
  • Payments to Exporters
  • Updating schedules (Excel spread sheets) & Database
  • Fair Trade, Rain Forest Alliance & Organic Certification procedures
  • Converting currencies
  • Completing letters and faxes
  • Producing sales invoices and miscellaneous invoices as required
  • General office duties; Filing, answering incoming calls and email correspondence
  • Training will be provided on the database used
  • Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday
  • Free parking onsite

The successful candidate must have:

  • General Shipping import/export experience (Commodity experience preferred).
  • The ability to work diligently to help maintain smooth office operations.
  • Be reliable and hardworking with great communication skills.
  • An eye for detail
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Personality is key: You will be outgoing, driven, committed and keen to learn.

If you have the required skills and ability please forward your CV to Gemma Edwards for immediate consideration

Required skills

  • Admin
  • graduate
  • administrator
  • support
  • shipping
  • office
  • Soft commodities

Reference: 36158638

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