Shipping Officer

Shipping Officer – Stevenage – Initial 6 Month Contract with chance of extension – £15.50-£17.00ph

A leading Defence client based in Stevenage is seeking to hire a contract Shipping Officer to work onsite in their Manufacturing Department.

The responsibilities in this role are to liaise and work closely with the export control team, local customs officers and freight forwarders and to deliver a benchmark export and shipping service to the business

Role requirements

-Timely delivery of product in line with project demands.
-Creation, completion and management of documentation required to effect export deliveries, to include, transport documents, hazardous goods note, customs formalities etc.
-Topicality of Import, Export and Transport Registers
-Liaise with transport both UK and International.
-Undertake Imports and report Intrastats as required.
-Promotion of functional excellence
-Assist Export Control Department in compliance with regards to Export Licences
-Maintain topicality with all transport legislation up to and including prohibited weapons level
-Identify process improvements to create an efficient and cost effective service
-Day to day knowledge of all movements from site

What we are looking for from you?

-Detailed knowledge of export legislation
-Ability to adapt style of communication to ensure effective delivery of service
-Interpersonal skills across different business functions
-Strength of character not to deviate from process when other demands conflict.

Commutable from: Hertfordshire; Stevenage; Hitchin; Letchworth Garden City; Welwyn Garden City; Hertford; Hatfield; Luton; Bishop’s Stortford; Thundridge; Hemel Hempstead; St Albans;

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