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  • Job reference: RMS0194955

Export Shipping Assistant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/05/2018
  • Duration: 1 year maternity cover
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The Role:
Your Job title will be Export Shipping Assistant, within the export shipping tem, Chemical Oil and Gas Business unit, Process Automation Division. You will be responsible to the Export Shipping Team Leader.

* Arranging transport as required and liaising with shipping agents/ couriers for both import and export shipments.
* Use either company E-Freight Calculator or by obtaining 3 quotes for lanes which are not listed.
* Preparation of all shipping documentation, including shipping invoices, packing lists, certificates of origin and any other required legal document.
* Liaise with Chamber of Commerce in respect to shipping certificates
* Liaise with Freight Forwarders and Import Clearing Agents, ensuring speedy movement of all import and export cargo.
* Providing clear import clearance instructions for agents
* Obtain quotes for imports/exports from Freight Forwarders and select most cost effective method and transit time
* Arrange domestic shipments with shipping agents/ couriers
* Arrange for goods to export packed when required with our packing supplier
* Check and invoice payments on SAP in accordance with e-freight calculator and quotes / Invoice all project shipping freight, packing and domestic shipments
* Manage relationships with all appropriate suppliers
* Support shipping team leader
* Working closely with other departments to ensure smooth running of shipping
* Maintaining compliance with export control regulations, customs & excise requirement and C88 reporting.
* Support repairs team and issue return documents to customers

The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Export knowledge in a previous role
Customer Service Skills
Logistics and shipping experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

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