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Shipping Clerk

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Reference: 383951
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: up to £25,000
  • Location: Middlesbrough

The Company:

Nigel Wright is pleased to be working with a global  manufacturing business, to recruit a Shipping Clerk for their plant in Teesside.

The Opportunity:

This role is accountable for ensuring that the Shipping Documentation is satisfactorily prepared to ensure on time delivery of product to global customers; some of the key responsibilities are:

  • Completion of all necessary documentation for the transport of product by air and sea freight to Global customers and by road transport for European customers
  • Understand Incoterms and produce documentation according to customer orders and taking into account the customs requirements of each country
  • To be aware of the requirements and conditions concerning the transportation of Hazardous material Dangerous Goods Classes, UN numbers and Packing groups to comply with IATA, ADR, and IMDG regulations
  • Contact Freight Forwarders for freight bookings and collection arrangements for the despatch of goods by Air, Road and Sea
  • Work closely with the Customer Service Team to arrange shipment of customer orders promptly and in accordance to their requirements; ensuring any issues are reported and key stakeholders are kept informed

The Person:

The successful candidate will display the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience of working within Shipping/Logistics/Export in an administrative capacity
  • Knowledge and understanding of the regulatory requirements relating to the carriage of Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Materials
  • Understanding of the documentation requirements on an international level.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Focus on customer service 
  • Proactive attitude , adept at problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills

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