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Shipping Administrator

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Location: [City], [Town]
Position Type: Full-time
Department [department]
Reports to [Role]

About Us

[Company Name] is a reputable and growing company in the [briefly describe your industry, e.g., shipping and logistics]. We are dedicated to [mention your company’s mission or vision], and we take pride in providing [specific details about your company’s services and commitment to quality]. Our team is committed to [describe company culture, values, and goals]. Join us and be part of a dynamic work environment where your skills as a Shipping Administrator will play a crucial role in our ongoing success.

About the Role

As a Shipping Administrator at [Company Name], you will be an essential part of our logistics and shipping team. You will be responsible for [list key responsibilities and tasks], ensuring the efficient processing and coordination of shipments, managing documentation, and maintaining a high standard of accuracy in all shipping-related processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and process shipments, including creating shipping labels and tracking orders.
  • Manage and maintain shipping documentation, records, and files.
  • Communicate with carriers, suppliers, and internal teams to ensure on-time deliveries.
  • Address and resolve shipping-related issues, such as delays or damages.
  • Assist in customs compliance and documentation for international shipments.
  • Monitor inventory levels and assist with restocking of shipping supplies.
  • Collaborate with the team to improve shipping processes and efficiency.
  • Prepare regular reports and performance metrics for shipping activities.

Knowledge and Skills Needed

  • Proven experience in shipping and logistics or a related field.
  • Proficiency in shipping software and order management systems.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Familiarity with customs compliance and international shipping regulations.

Person Specification

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual who can effectively manage the shipping processes and support our logistics operations. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Proactive and results-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Collaborative team player with strong organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical mindset for process improvement.
  • Effective communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and a fast-paced work environment.
  • Commitment to maintaining high standards of accuracy and quality.

What’s in It for You

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a growing company.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment that encourages innovation.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact by contributing to efficient shipping processes.
  • Work with a team that is passionate about [mention company values or mission].
  • Access to [mention any specific perks, training, or additional benefits your company provides].

Join our team at [Company Name] and take on a crucial role as a Shipping Administrator, ensuring our logistics and shipping processes run smoothly. If you are a detail-oriented professional with the skills to manage shipping operations effectively, we would love to hear from you.

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