Shipping Administrator

  • Location
    Wellington, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Highly exciting opportunity to work for a leading and renowned company that has been running for over 30 years! They export their variety of products worldwide and are partnered with some of the best producers in the UK!

Job Title: Shipping Administrator

(You may have worked in shipping, export administration, customs, logistics, import, customer liaison, sales administration, purchasing or procurement)

Location: Wellington, Somerset (office based)

Salary: Circa £28,000 PA DOE

Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Benefits: 20 days holiday & Bank Holidays, company pension, private healthcare, free parking, small and friendly team environment, thriving industry.

The Role: Working within a small close-knit team of 3 you will be responsible for supporting the sales administration and shipment process, working closely with the sales team to achieve growth and increased sales. This is an exciting opportunity to join a down to earth and friendly team and work for a company who really value their staff and customers at an exciting time of growth!

Key Duties:

  • Liaising with customers on their requirements for product and timings.

  • Processing customer purchase orders using SAP ordering system.

  • Invoicing of each shipment to final customer using SAP and company database.

  • Preparing standard and unique paperwork to fit the requirements for exporting to each market.

  • Liaising at each level with freight forwarders and logistics companies to ensure accurate and timely delivery.

  • Maintaining inventory records and predicting forward requirements.

  • Collaborating with other team members to ensure efficient workflow and timely delivery of goods.

The Person:

  • Preferably previous experience in shipping / export or stock administration or a related role.

  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.

  • Proficient in using computer systems and ideally stock management software.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

NEXT STEPS…Please apply online or email your CV to If you have any questions about the position please get in touch with Georgie or Elodie on 01823 285440.

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