Senior Shipping Coordinator

Description
Location North West London
Position Type Full-time
Fixed Salary (annually) £30000 - £35000
JOB REF: VAC-16552

Published: January 10, 2019 6:11 pm


Our client is a leading and well known distributor of health food products with head offices based in North West London and suppliers globally.  The client is looking to recruit an experienced Shipping Coordinator to join them and support a busy department.

Duties will include:

  • Dealing with daily correspondence via email and phone
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Processing orders and managing key client accounts with regards to shipments
  • Collating all documentation with relation to shipment (invoices, packing lists, batch release certificates etc)
  • Matching purchase orders and invoices, sign off and prepare for shipment
  • Problem solving on late shipments and delayed containers to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Sourcing and negotiating reasonably priced freight forwarders
  • Chasing Bills of Lading for shipments in transit
  • Liaising with customs
  • Coordinating containers from Purchase Order to point of delivery
  • Creating invoices of goods and freight to cross charge to customer
  • Setting up new product codes
  • Ad-hoc administrative duties as required

Skills and Attributes:

  • Previous shipping experience within a product background
  • Working knowledge of INCO terms
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Shipping Coordinator to join a high end and well known Health food company with clients and suppliers globally.  The successful candidate will benefit from working within a friendly and professional team.  The modern offices are easily accessed by public transport and are within walking distance of local amenities.  Off street parking is available.

 

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