Shipping Administrator (Chelmsford)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
East Anglia
Salary Description:
Competitive salary negotiable
Barker Ross
Job Ref:
AD 65480

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Shipping Administrator to join a hugely successful contract logistics specialist at their operation in Chelmsford.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Operations team and will work closely with customers, clients and agents. You will be responsible for liaising between customers, suppliers and transport companies to ensure efficient deliveries.

It is essential that you have import or export experience within freight forwarding to be considered for this role.

You will obtain and communicate, internally and externally, all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met. The Import Coordinator will ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions, and also maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management.

As part of the role you will be responsible for providing suppliers, forwarders and agents with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery and ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions whilst maintaining files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures.

Key Competencies:

* Excellent attention to detail
* Excellent communication skills
* Good team player
* Ability to work to strict deadlines
* Good organisational skills
* Flexible and adaptable

Skills and Experience:

* Experience in Freight Import or Export processes is essential (Air preferred)
* Experience of Customs procedures, including Duty/Vat process would be an advantage
* Knowledge of the freight forwarding industry
* Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Package – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

A competitive s salary for this opportunity is negotiable, based on experience. This will also include a great benefits package.

For immediate consideration send you CV without delay!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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Contact Details:
Barker Ross
Tel: 01162047654
Contact: Adam Deeprose

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