Senior Shipping Administrator

This commercial company based Farnborough, Hampshire, is looking to expand their shipping team with a Senior Shipping Administrator.


  1. Essential
    • Knowledge of shipping procedures (export and import) for all methods of transport to worldwide destinations.
    • Good working knowledge of legislation.
    • Knowledge of HTS codes, Incoterms.
    • Good ability in using Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to manage own workload and drive results
    • Open to change and driving process improvements
    • Good communication skills
    • Experience of working within a Capital Equipment Manufacturing organisation
  2. Desirable
    • Letters of Credit knowledge
    • D365 Knowledge


Tasks (Description of main tasks)

  • Invoice generation and administration
  • Ensure all deliveries are made in line with customer and company requirements
  • Liaise with freight agents and confirm shipping details.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to co-ordinate packing and shipments.
  • Act as contact for customer and internal queries relating to shipping or status enquiries.
  • Assist in key project work to improve work practices/streamline processes and cost reductions.
  • Completing shipping certificates / documentation and detailed shipment records.
  • Revenue recognition updates on invoiced sales orders.
  • Signing off freight / packing invoices - querying any incorrect invoices.
  • Controlling all imports into the UK by providing customs clearance instructions to the necessary clearance agent within a small time frame to minimise storage costs.
  • Arranging the despatch, paperwork and collection of all UK hire/demos and exhibitions.

Salary level is somewhere between £30000 to £35000 plus perks.




Category: Current Vacancies, Seafreight / Trailer & Commercial Shipping.