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Logistics/Shipping Coordinator - German Speaking

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Grocery, Logistics Services, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Retail, Sea Freight & Shipping, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesImport & Export, Logistics Jobs, Operations
Date Posted17 July 2017

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My client, a growing and dynamic distribution company based in Bordon are seeking a German Speaking Logistics / Shipping Coordinator to join their team.

This role is ideal for someone who holds experience within Shipping and is seeking progression.

My client have undergone huge growth over the past few years, resulting in the opportunity arising for an experienced Logistics / Shipping Coordinator to join them in assisting with worldwide cargo shipping of goods.

Location - Bordon

Salary - up to £30,000

Key responsibilities for the Logistics / Shipping Coordinator -

• Arrange, schedule, oversee and co-ordinate export shipments by various modes of transport from Poole or directly from Suppliers and Fabricators worldwide.
• Create and ensure accuracy of commercial shipping documentation
• Manage carriers and freight forwarders.
• Liaise with Forwarding Agents, Suppliers, Fabricators and Inter-group Companies in the UK and worldwide.
• Obtaining quotes for export and sales.
• Identify potential new trade lanes and/or trade minimization programs to help reduce Business costs.
• Arranging import clearance for incoming goods and customs declarations.
• Undertake compliance checks – implement and manage compliance requirements of trade minimization programs (e.g. free trade agreements, temporary imports/exports, bonded processes/free trade zones etc).
• Maintain Shipping Department training manual.
• Ensure all records are managed effectively and efficiently. Managing and retaining records in line with Business needs.
• Liaise with Finance, Legal and Contracts departments.

Key skills required for the position of Shipping / Logistics Coordinator -

• Must be fluent in German
• Previous experience of import/export shipping processes, procedures, and administration.
• A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Experience of working in a busy office environment with the ability to meet all deadlines and change priorities as required.
• Professional and organised with good commercial awareness and excellent customer service and communication skills.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a wider team.
• Educated to GCSE level or equivalent.

If you are interested in the position of Shipping / Logistics Coordinator within a growing and fast-paced organisation, then please apply below.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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