Shipping Coordinator

£25000 - £30000 per annum Holidays, Pension, Healthcare


Conor Sharphouse

Job Description

A global, market-leading, well-known clothing retailer is recruiting a shipping coordinator to join their Derby based logistics team. This is an exciting time to join the business as it is undergoing change and is currently performing well given the current retail climate. The company offers a market level salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, health-care, and a generous staff discount.

You will be responsible for:

  • The process of shipments including the paperwork and business communication
  • Coordinating with all relevant departments to ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of product into the operation.
  • Acting as a shipping coordinator for all modes of transportation
  • Liaise with the freight and carrier partners in relation to deliveries and collection of stock from suppliers and customers and to produce all relevant shipping documentation.
  • Ad hoc project support work related to the logistics team.
  • Continually look for ways to improve the shipping, logistics, and coordination of operational processes.

To be successful within the role you will have:

  • Proven experience of working as a shipping coordinator, ideally within a retail or logistics business.
  • Solid and comprehensive understanding of Import and Export processes.
  • Experienced in the use of a range of computer systems. The business uses Microsoft Dynamics AX alongside Microsoft Excel. You will need to be proficient in performing tasks such as V-Lookups and Pivot Tables.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data into real work scenarios.
  • Good understanding of Incoterms Exworks (FCA, FOB, DAP, DDP, CFR, CPT)
  • Natural communication skills as building rapport and coordinating other teams is critical to perform your duties well.

In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Health-Care
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Loan
  • Staff discount

In addition to the formal package, the company offers a real opportunity and the opportunities to further develop your skills and career and to work for a very well known, respected, and exciting retail business.

If this shipping coordinator opportunity is of interest, then please respond to this advert with your details and we will review them as soon as possible.

ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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