Export Clerk

Location
Southport, England
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
28 Jan 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
JN -012021-2002501
Contact
Hollie Doran
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Page Personnel are working hand in hand with this reputable business to recruit for an export shipping clerk.

This role requires someone with strong administration experience and previous export/shipping knowledge.

Client Details

This business are a globally respected manufacturing business that exports to over 180 countries worldwide. Following a fruitful year they are seeking a dynamic individual that can integrate with the team and excel in key areas of the business. They have many years in the industry and a great track record.

Description

This role will include but not be limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Scheduling customer deliveries from our warehouse to delivery destinations within and outside the UK
  • Arranging that all correct paperwork is swiftly provided to customers and third parties
  • Communicating with customers by phone and e-mail
  • Actively liaising with freight forwarders appointed by our customers for buyer collections and outgoing shipments
  • Orchestrate deliveries to meet customer demand with little to no delay
  • Overseeing the preparation of loading for shipment
  • Take steps to avoid quality control issues
  • Ensures that manufacturing is complete, and all other requirements fulfilled before shipping
  • Managing activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to ensure established deadlines are met
  • Keeping up to date with goods in manufacture for a setlist of customers
  • Overseeing inventory of goods and vehicles
  • Continually reviewing freight costs and transportation rates to keep costs down
  • Streamlining shipping and transportation processes
  • Following customer orders from initial purchase to final dispatch and ensuring that products are shipped or collected without unnecessary delay
  • Attendance in meetings with production and sales to forecast upcoming orders and shipping

Profile

The successful Export Shipping Clerk will require the following:

* Background in logistics or freight is required
* Experience in similar role previously
* Background in logistics or freight is required would be ideal
* Candidates with experience within technical industries such as manufacturing or engineering would be preferred.
* Education experience to a minimum of A level or equivalent.
* Basic understanding of MS office, spreadsheets and document editing is required.
* Good communication skills
* Professional telephone manner
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Excellent organisational skills

Job Offer

The successful Export Shipping Clerk candidate will receive the following:

  • £20,000 - £25,000 - dependant on experience
  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Great working environment
  • Progression