WR Logistics are currently recruiting for a Shipping Clerk in Tilbury.
An exciting new opportunity has come up within my clients shipping department. They are a leader in their market and have 13 offices across the UK. The ideal candidate will have a freight forwarding background within sea freight imports. The company are in a period of growth with extensive plans forecast for the next 2 years. The successful candidate will be provided with any additional industry specific training, as they operate in a very niche market.
Currently a 12 Months maternity cover but business is expanding.
Hours and Pay – Shipping Clerk
Monday – Friday
(Apply online only)
£21,000 – £28,000
Part Time considered either 3 full days or 5 shorter days. (salary will be pro rata)
23 days holiday + bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme The role – Shipping Clerk / Customs Clerk.
Ensuring that all clearance processes are completed in a complaint and timely manner.
Providing information to the team and customers directly relating to HMRC customs and excise for the import & export of shipments via road, air &/or sea
Advising on the documentation necessary for direct import/export, transit movements
Ensuring that all necessary custom clearance processes post Brexit are implemented in a timely and accurate fashion
Processing of shipping documentation
Recording stock and costs into our BisTrack system in a timely manner
Working alongside the sales & procurement team to ensure the smooth shipping and visibility of product into stock
To ensure the company is fully compliant with the requirements of HMRC and other relevant bodies. And ensure good query resolution Requirements
Experience of working within a busy shipping department or freight forwarder
Import experience is essential
Experience via sea freight LCL/FCL & Breakbulk and Road Freight is essential
Customs clearance and entries experience is a main duty of this role
Experience of CHIEF, Destin8, CNS or Data Freight is essential. ASM Sequoia an advantage
Experience of BisTrack highly desirable & Advantageous but not essential as training will be given
A good knowledge and understanding of shipping documentation including Bills of Lading, Invoice and Packing Lists, Certificates of Origin, EUR1, Waybills, Letters of credit etc.
Shipping experience within Forest Products & Timber imports an advantage
Up to date knowledge of import and export regulations
Good organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workloads
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly both written and verbal internally and externally
Confident decision making and negotiating
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Must have a flexible approach
Have a can do attitude and be a good problem solver
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