Manufacturing/Surveying

Shipping & Purchasing Coordinator

Full Time Permanent

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Organising international shipments and container bookings with carriers
Record keeping and administration of all imports and associated documents
Tracking incoming shipments up to arrival in the UK via in-house ship log system and freight carrier tracking platformsClient Details

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer based in Mirfield.

Due to continued success they are looking for a Shipping & Purchasing Coordinator support the supply chain team.

Description

Organising international shipments and container bookings with carriers
Record keeping and administration of all imports and associated documents
Tracking incoming shipments up to arrival in the UK via in-house ship log system and freight carrier tracking platforms
Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of UK Customs and Excise as well as import commodity codes
Working with shipping lines, freight forwarders and merchant hauliers providing import clearance instructions in line with Customs Procedures, commodity codes, duties and taxes etc
Reviewing import documentation provided by carriers to ensure that customs entries are correct
Checking and approving import transport/ charges invoices to ensure that invoiced amount matches expectations
Reviewing monthly reports, SAP bookings and invoices to ensure the records match, notifying any anomalies to the finance team (duty file)
Raising purchase orders
Opening Letters of credit
Liaising with respective supply chain teams, warehouses and third party storage facilities
Experience of dealing directly with merchant hauliers, commercial rail networks from port to railhead and arranging shunting to destination warehousesProfile

Experience in working on import processes, customs procedures and legislation is essential
Knowledge of International Supply Chain processes
Shipping experience and understanding of import legislation
Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
Strong organisational and problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task
Expertise in MS Office, particularly Excel; SAP knowledge desirable
Strong communication skills and ability to work with teams internationally
KPI driven i.e. OTIF container deliveries
Reduce outside storage costs
Reduce detention and demurrage costsJob Offer

Salary DOE
Monday – Friday role