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Export Shipping Clerk

Job Position: Export & Manufacturing Progress Executive / Export Shipping Clerk

Our Client are an award-winning manufacturer based in Southport that exports to over 180 countries worldwide, particularly to Africa, Middle East, Caribbean and the Pacific Islands, but also USA, Europe and Mexico amongst others.

Following consecutive yearly growth, they are actively seeking dynamic individuals that can integrate within their team and excel in key areas of the business to continue their expanding success.

One of the most important parts of our business is the arrangement and delivery of goods to the farthest reaches of the world for many prestigious and unique clients in the waste management industry.

In addition to the main duties of co-ordinating logistics we are seeking a proactive team member that follows progress with our manufacturing team to ensure that the customers products are manufactured, packed and shipped without delay.

Job Duties:
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

Skills and Qualifications:
Background in logistics or freight is required, 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.
They are seeking a self-starter with good communication skills who can work under pressure in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

- Professional and courteous telephone manner, on occasion you will be discussing with clients that speak limited English
- Ability to work to deadlines efficiently whilst keeping on top of an increasing workload
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Understanding of incoterms, shipping procedures and overall freight industry knowledge

We look forward to receiving your application.

£20,000 to £25,000 Basic (possibly flexible)
20 Days Holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Merseyside
Benefits:£20,000-25,000 basic salary; pension; 20 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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