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Shipping Administrator

Shipping Administrator

in Shipping & Logistics , in Administration Permanent
  • Witham
  • V/12781
  • £23,000 - £25,000
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Job Description

Our client, a global Freight Forwarding company based in Witham are seeking a Shipping Administrator to join their expanding team.

 

This role will allow you to gain a real an insight and solid understanding of the shipping industry. This is an excellent position for a candidate looking to begin their career within a forward thinking company, with excellent potential for progression over time.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and be extremely well organised.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process documentation in line with system and customer requirements.
  • Ensure schedules are updated within the business systems.
  • Contribute to customer care and key account (enquiries, requests, calls etc) as required to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Maintain customer records line with business processes and in conjunction with other departments.
  • Collate and file manifest files and folders in line with business requirements.
  • Work alongside other departments as necessary to resolve issues that may arise.
  • Answering customer calls and managing enquiry to a successful conclusion.

 

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of Excel.
  • MS Outlook.
  • Data inputting.
  • Computer literacy.

 

Soft skills:

  • Highly organised and structured approach to tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Work on own initiative but also as part of a team.
  • Flexible approach to working during busy periods.
  • Excellent ability to develop relationship with customers.
  • Strong task orientation – can do approach.

 

Although no specific freight forwarding experience is required as full training will be given the following experience would be desirable and viewed favourably.

 

Benefits:

  • 22 days holiday going to 25 after 2 years service.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Social events throughout the year.
  • Free GP service.

 

(V/12781)

Time Appointments situated at 6-8 Museum Street, Ipswich, is recognised as a market leading recruitment consultancy in the East of England.

Providing quality recruitment solutions and successfully placing outstanding candidates into permanent Insurance, Sales, Office, Finance, Shipping & Logistics, Legal and IT roles since 2006.

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2nd Floor
6-8 Museum Street
Ipswich, Suffolk
IP1 1HT

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