Shipping Assistant

HR, Talent & Business Support £ 22,000 - £ 30,000 per year, Benefits

Major Players are working with an organisation based in North West London (near Brent Cross) who are looking for a Shipping Assistant to join their Import/Export & Shipping Department. The Shipping Assistant will be responsible for providing efficient administrative and clerical support to the Import and Export teams which includes:

Key responsibilities:

* Producing and checking essential shipping documentation required by customers and suppliers, including customs documentation
* Updating and maintaining accurate shipping information in our Freight software database
* Assisting with transport arrangements by sea, air and road
* Dealing with customers enquiries relating to orders, shipments and deliveries
* Providing excellent customer service
* Undertaking various other administrative duties
* Manage all aspects on the Import process
* Ensure correct document in file for Import shipment
* Responsible for the input of Import / export customs entries in SAP (training will be provided)
* Liaising with customers and overseas agents
* Providing Liaison between the company, Air / Sea Carrier and HMRC (when required)
* Submission of Quarterly Bonded stock report to HMRC (training will be provided)
* Knowledge of dealing with 3PL for import shipments - FOB terms

You will need:

* Previous administrative experience in the shipping & logistics sector
* Good knowledge of SAP will be an advantage
* Good knowledge of import/export documentation
* High level of speed and accuracy with excellent attention to detail
* Good computer skills and competent with Microsoft Word and Excel
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Knowledge of Bonded warehouse / Bonded stock is advantage.

This is a fantastic opportunity, if this is of interest please send an up to date CV across.

Contact: Eliz Arken

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