Shipping Administrator

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Shipping Administrator

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    Heidi Wood

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    7 months ago

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Job description


Barnsley – S75

Salary: £20K per year

  • On-site parking

  • Monday to Friday

First Choice Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Administrator to join the team at the home of our client, an established fast-growing value wholesaler. To Assist with their ever-increasing customer base.

You’ll be working as part of the shipping team reporting to the Logistics Manager. You will be responsible for input of all import paperwork and other related documentation.

You’ll also work closely with colleagues in other departments to ensure knowledge of goods shipped is fully accessible.

Duties will include:

  • Receiving, checking and logging Shipping Documentation

  • Inputting data into the system relating to freight shipments

  • Liaise with our freight forwarders on Vessel ETD’s and ETA’s

  • Liaise with worldwide suppliers chasing up outstanding documentation and dealing with any queries as they arise

  • Adopt a continuous improvement methodology to all activities within the Shipping function

The successful candidate will:

  • Education - A-Level or equivalent

  • Experience of shipping/import roles is desirable

  • Excellent working proficiency in Microsoft Excel is essential

  • Good working knowledge of other common Office software such as Word and Outlook

  • Organised reporting and ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Have a can-do attitude with an understanding of the importance of up to date shipping information

  • Experience within a wholesale function would be desirable