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Contract Shipping Administrator


Job Description:

Contract Shipping Administrator

3 month + contract (Immediate start available)

Hours – Flexible working, core hours 10-2 / 2-4pm (37.5 hour week) and early finish Friday

On site parking, tea/ coffee facilities

Busy business offering a friendly team-based atmosphere are looking for a Shipping Administrator/ Export Co-Ordinator for an initial contract period to start asap.

Due to continued new business and growth they are seeking a shipping / import / export Administrator to undertake an interesting and varied role. Key responsibilities will include:

  • · Preparing Shipping documentation including delivery notes, packing notes / commercial invoices
  • Ensuring all export documentation meets / complies with country specific regulations
  • · Ensure all shipments are clearly identified and recorded
  • Liaise with customs & excise HMRC and ensure upkeep of import records
  • Proactively working with either the end customer or agents/sales to make sure that prepayments or (LoC) letters of credit are received within a time-scale that enables on time delivery.
  • · Maintaining traceable records and collating and reporting on cost of shipping products
  • · Updating customer orders on the inhouse ERP system

To succeed in this varied Export Administrator / Shipping Administrator role you will need to have

An import / export administration, shipping or dispatch administration / technical administration or similar background

An understanding of international export /shipping requirements

Be happy working as part of a team environment

Good communication and organisational skills

To apply – Please email your CV via apply now or contact Alison Kemp at Orion to discuss further.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Transport, Logistics
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level