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Shipping Manager

Shipping Manager
* Salary £38k to £43k based on experience + Incentives + Benefits including pension and private health schemes, life assurance and more.
* Birmingham, West Midlands
Ideally with experience in the freight forwarding industry and line management experience, you are ready to progress your career in a business that is a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK. We are now recruiting a Shipping Manager to provide leadership for the shipping function and ensure the highest level of service for customers of our Birmingham site.
The Shipping Manager Role
* Provide a professional customer service including customer updates & monitoring team KPI compliance
* Liaise with colleagues in planning, production & logistics to deliver a smooth service
* Responsible for all customs compliance
* Monitor dispatched shipments enroute to customers & resolve issues
* Manage appointed transport carriers to ensure performance meets at least minimum SLA targets
* Line management of a team of shipping coordinators covering coaching, performance management & recruitment
* Ensure the team are up-to-date with export & shipping regulations, arranging training for staff as required
About You
* Line management experience
* Used to managing third party supplier performance
* Proficient ERP system user, preferably SAP
* Good at networking & solving problems
* Excellent communication, organisational & interpersonal skills
* Strong continuous Improvement capabilities and tool knowledge
What Is In It For You as Shipping Manager
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
* Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
* 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
* Income protection
* Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Employee Life Assurance
* Company pension
* product discounts
* Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!
How to Apply for Shipping Manager
We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team. Apply online via the link for the Shipping Manager role and we will get right back to you.
We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.
Who are AkzoNobel?
Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, including Dulux and Cuprinol, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability

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