The following job is no longer available:
UK & Export Shipping Coordinator - temp contract: 3 mths

UK & Export Shipping Coordinator - temp contract: 3 mths

Posted 21 March by OP
Easy Apply Ended

Our client, an established, globally regarded aerospace component and systems manufacturer - a subsidiary of the world’s largest operator in their sector is seeking to recruit a meticulous and organised individual to join their team as a UK & Export Shipping Coordinator.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of shipping processes within the UK and internationally, ensuring timely delivery of goods to our customers. This role requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to coordinate effectively with internal teams and external partners.


  1. Coordinate all aspects of shipping operations, including documentation, scheduling, and tracking of shipments within the UK and for export.
  2. Prepare and review shipping documents such as invoices, packing lists, and customs declarations to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  3. Liaise with freight forwarders, carriers, and customs agents to arrange transportation and ensure smooth delivery of goods to customers.
  4. Monitor shipment status and provide timely updates to internal stakeholders and customers, resolving any issues or delays that may arise.
  5. Maintain accurate records of shipping activities, including shipment volumes, costs, and delivery dates, using appropriate software systems.
  6. Collaborate with the sales and procurement teams to forecast shipping needs and optimize logistics processes.
  7. Stay informed about changes in shipping regulations, tariffs, and customs procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  8. Provide support and guidance to colleagues on shipping-related matters, offering training as needed.
  9. Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and cost optimization in shipping operations.


  1. Proven experience in shipping coordination, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  2. Familiarity with UK and international shipping regulations, customs procedures, and documentation requirements.
  3. Strong organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  5. Proficiency in using shipping software and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  6. Problem-solving mind-set and the ability to think critically under pressure.

Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work outside regular business hours when necessary.

Required skills

  • Export Administration
  • International Shipping
  • Transportation
  • Declarations

Reference: 52353326

Please note does not communicate with candidates via Whatsapp, and we will never ask you to provide your bank, passport or driving licence details during the application process. To stay safe in your job search and flexible work, we recommend visiting JobsAware, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat labour market abuse. Visit the JobsAware website for information and free expert advice for safer work.

Report this job