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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

  • Contact email:

    oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13890/001_1609945624

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-05

I am excited to be continuing my partnership with a flourishing London-based consumer healthcare business who are looking for an experienced Shipping Assistant to join their team.

In this role you will manage customs and logistics communications with HMRC, arrange international transport by land, air, and sea, and provide top quality customer service.

This is an opportunity to join a household name with a family attitude to business, and continue to grow your career in an exciting FMCG environment.

Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Shipping Assistant are:

  • Producing and checking essential shipping documentation required by customers and suppliers

  • Update and maintain accurate freight information on the company database

  • Assist with logistics & transport arrangements

  • Provide excellent customer service and liaise with international customers

  • Liaise with HMRC in regards to imports and exports documentation and freight

Requirements

I am looking for…

  • 2-3 years' experience in the shipping and logistics sector

  • Good knowledge of import/export documentation

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

  • (Ideally) good knowledge of SAP

  • You must also be within 1hr commute from NW London

Sound like you? Please apply or get in touch directly at oliver.williams@pod-talent.com.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.