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Supply Chain job-Shipping Coordinator-London

  • £28k
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20487

Your New Supply Chain Job Title: Shipping Coordinator, London

The Skills You'll Need: Letters of Credit, Incoterms, Shipping, Import/Export, Commodities

Your New Salary: £28k

Location: WFH/Central London

Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Who You'll Be Working for:

Trading companysupplying Raw Materials and Machinery to meet the needs of manufacturing companies.

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates: 

  • have shipping experience in a commodities environment
  • have experience with Letters of Credit
  • have a full understanding of INCOTERMS

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • To support and assist within the Documentary Operations Team, ensuring contracts are executed in an efficient and timely manner.
  • To ensure contract files are received from the Trading Team in good order and enter details into our SAP computer system.
  • To ensure Documentary Instructions / Shipping Instructions are issued in a timely manner and in accordance with relevant Incoterm; FOB, CIF, CFR, FCA
  • To co-ordinate with customers and suppliers world-wide, ensuring goods are expedited and shipped on time and in the correct manner
  • To understand documentary requirements for different countries, including Legalization / Certification / Conformity Certificates
  • To provide documents to customers in a timely manner, which include, Invoice, Bills of Lading, Certificate of Origin, Insurance Certificate, Packing List, Certificate of Analysis
  • To present documents to Bank for payment under Letters of Credit and Documentary Collection basis
  • Constant liaison between suppliers, buyers, traders
  • To monitor shipments and provide regular updates to customers.
  • To check and pass suppliers’ invoices to Accounts department for payment
  • To liaise with suppliers and customers throughout the documentation process to ensure that client needs are being met.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Shipping experience in Commodities.
  • Ability to understand Contracts and INCOTERMS.
  • Letters of Credit experience
  • Good communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Very good attention to detail.
  • Flexible attitude.
  • Good computer and information technology skills. SAP experience ideally.
  • Highly organised with an aptitude for problem solving.
  • Strong team player and is able to take responsibility.
  • Will fit in well with our multicultural environment.

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We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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