Job vacancy - Shipping Co-ordinator

Position: Shipping Co-ordinator
Reference: CHacs264
Location: Cambridge
Salary: Dependent on experience

As the Shipping Co-ordinator, you will process all orders from order acceptance/acknowledgment through to delivery and acceptance by the customer, together with all documentation, compliance records and invoicing as required.

  • Liaising with sales, production and customers / agents to obtain all the necessary information on orders prior to shipment
  • Arranging and co-ordinating international air freight shipments
  • Managing activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to ensure that agreed dates are met
  • Preparing invoices, pro-forma invoices and delivery notes
  • Preparing documentation of loads for shipment
  • Arranging shipments with courier companies and freight forwarders and ensuring goods are shipped in accordance with the Incoterms and the company's payment terms and export compliance where required
  • Maintaining correct filing procedures/record-keeping.

To be successful in this role of Shipping Co-ordinator we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Previous experience and responsibility in a shipping role (import/export, customs procedures / regulations)
  • International air freight experience
  • Knowledge of Incoterms
  • Good planning and organisational skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritise and accommodate urgent requirements when needed
  • Excellent communication skills with a professional telephone manner
  • Committed to the quality of work produced

ACS are recruiting for a Shipping Coordinator. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Shipping Co-ordinator, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Shipping Co-ordinator. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Shipping Co-ordinator with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Shipping Co-ordinator role you desire.