job / senior shipping coordinator 4568

Senior Shipping Coordinator - Glasgow

Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Logistics & Distribution
Ref: 4568 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Jul 2019
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Our client is looking to appoint a Senior Shipping Coordinator will be responsible for a wide range of shipping duties between domestic and international locations.

Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Oversee the whole shipping process, including of HMRC and international trade obligations and legislation
  • Identify shipping issues and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Monitor and react accordingly to changes in legislation
  • Maximise opportunities to improve cash flow – duty and VAT savings
  • Work closely with internal colleagues and provide regular updates affecting shipments
  • Prepare and present KPI’s
  • Use specialised shipping software for bespoke shipments
  • Contribute and drive forward the overall regional shipping and distribution strategy

Experience and knowledge for the role;

  • Proven experience of working in a similar role, ideally within a large multinational organisation
  • In-depth knowledge of logistics legislation HMRC and documentation
  • Hands on experience with shipping and distribution software
  • Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers in the following sectors would be a distinct advantage: Defence/Government Procurement, Oil & Gas, Shipbuilding, Major Projects
  • A problem solver who can present clear solutions in a challenging and time critical environment
  • Great interpersonal skills and have the ability to build solid, lasting relationships internally and externally
  • Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field would be highly advantageous

To find out more about this opportunity, please call Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100 for a confidential discussion