Shipping Co-ordinator

Job Title: Shipping Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J4704_1530098286
Contact Name: Stacy Bone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We are recruiting a Global Shipping Co-ordinator to join our client's internationally successful business based in Leicester, you will be joining a well-established team on a permanent basis.
Part time hours Monday-Friday 30 hours a week, 9am - 3pm (company can be flexible)
Salary is £19,000 - £22,000 per annum

*Part time hours, 30 hours a week
*Monday - Friday 9am-3pm (can be flexible on start/finish times)
*Permanent position
*£19,000 - £22,000 per annum
*Pension scheme
*Immediate start available
You will be joining a shipping team that is based in Leicester, due to business growth with household named clients. The company operates internationally with offices in China, India and Vietnam. This is a varied role where you will be required to organise shipping, take responsibility for customer service and some administration.
Some of the duties will include:
*Sending routine domestic courier using the most cost effective method
*Creating documents for customs and exports, ensuring that all shipments adhere to local rules and regulations.
*Monitor and track all shipments
*Manage and organise operational and logistical duties to a Specified budget/time-frame
*Keep clients and customers updated at all times, inform of any issues or delays and provide excellent customer service at all times
*Maintain critical path (operational updates)
*Review shipment process at regular intervals, always look for ways to optimise transit times and costs.
Ideally, the candidate will possess the following skills:
*Previous shipping, import/export experience is advantageous
*Willing to help with general office administration
*Ability to work in a fast paced environment and cope well under pressure
*Able to work as part of a team
*Strong IT literacy
*Experience using Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint
*Able to provide excellent customer service
*Must have good written and communication skills
The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Stacy
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