Shipping and Despatch Assistant

We are currently working with a leading manufacturer of bespoke products.

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking a Shipping and Despatch Assistant to assist a small, close-knit team with all aspects of the shipping and despatch function, along with other administrative duties. To be considered for this role you will need to possess the ability to work within a small team, be numerate, have excellent attention to detail and be adaptable to helping colleagues as and when needed

The Role:

To support the Import/Export Manager in daily shipping activities
Assist with arranging carriers to ship goods & material, working with suppliers to obtain best prices
Assist with all necessary shipping paperwork, including commercial invoices, packing lists & labels
Assist with customs clearances and ensuring on time delivery
Updating the sales team with shipment information & assisting them with shipping quotations as required.
Providing cover for packing department when required

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good interpersonal skills for dealing with suppliers & customers
High level of IT proficiency – experience of Word/Excel and MRP systems
High standard of written English
Good organisational skills & time management
Eye for detail
Ability to work to deadlines
Team player
Willingness to learn
Experience of import/export documentation handling, control and procedures would be advantageous
Experience of worldwide customs procedures would be advantageous

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