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Import Shipping Executive

Job Title

Import Shipping Executive

RecruiterVertical Advantage
Industry SectorManufacturing, Other, Retail, Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Benefitsbonus & benefits
LocationsLondon, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesCustomer Service, Import & Export, Logistics Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted20 July 2017

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Vertical Advantage is working on behalf of an FMCG import and wholesale company which operates across the world in the Food Sector. They are recruiting for a great opportunity for a Import Shipping Executive to work as part of a 'close knit', but high performing team, which functions on an international scale. This company operates in a fast moving, dynamic and challenging market place and as a result, the ideal candidate must have a genuine desire to push themselves and posses excellent organisation skills.

As the Import Shipping Executive you will be responsible for ensuring that all stock from oversea's is imported into the UK warehouses within customer requirements/requests whilst ensuring that all transitional costs have been management correctly.

You will also be responsible for the following;

- Receive call offs from the Supply Chain Coordinator or direct customers

- Place orders with the suppliers for shipment to various destinations

- Managing all aspects of the contracts and shipping documentation

- Reporting ETAs of any in transit shipment and dealing with port Health or other officials

- Authorising supplier invoices for payment

- The provision of competitive freight rates for internal use

The ideal candidate will posses the following;

- Graduate calibre candidate or equivalent working experience

- Previous import experience preferably within an FMCG environment

- Highly organised with excellent attention to detail

- Good knowledge of all Microsoft packages

- Team player with the ability to work well under pressure

- Excellent communication skills

If you are interested and would like to find out more, then please apply online with a copy of your CV. Due to the high volume of applicants I am afraid we are unable to respond to all. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion, however we will keep your details on file and contact you with other opportunities.


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Recruiter: Vertical Advantage
Tel: +44 (0)207 438 1565
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