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Date Added: Tue 13/07/2021

Shipping Manager

Greater Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

The Company:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Shipping Manager to join our team working across a wide product area including swimwear, fitness, accessories and footwear. On a day to day basis you will be managing all company shipments globally - Far East, UK, Europe and USA. Monitoring and delegating workload to 2 team members at both UK Head Office and in China. Managing the invoice, documentation, online forms and documentary credit requirements for the efficient, cost-effective and lawful execution of the company's export and import activities
The Role
* Oversee FOB shipments
* Instruct China based administrator to make bookings in LIMA, create packing lists and shipment breakdown and send bookings to forwarders
* Monitor the communications with forwarders/suppliers regarding handover date and then instruct accounts to invoice when goods handed over
* Manage the checking of final packing list created against the final supplier documents to make sure the correct quantities are being invoiced to customer.
* Report to the Directors on the bookings, handovers dates and estimated values for invoicing.
* Manage the sending of final shipping documents to freight forwarders after handover for customs clearance purposes
* Review costings against supplier charges we are incurring
UK/EU Shipments
* Oversee/manage shipments to UK and Europe
* Manage the liaising with internal teams to get approval of goods to ship
* Ensure cargo is correctly directed/booked to ship to either UK/EU ports
* Manage the monitoring of shipment departures and arrivals to Port and keeping in house system on NAV updated of changes
* Manage customs clearance, send final documents and commodity/value breakdown to forwarders. Make sure using correct HS code to declare to ensure correct duties paid
* Monitoring on-going freight costs and working closely with freight forwarders. Checking costs on a monthly basis and reporting major changes
* Checking customs entries have been correctly declared, anything incorrect to be changed
* Checking freight invoices are signing off with accounts
US Shipments
* Oversee all shipments
* Manage the monitoring of US shipments due to ship from origin/UK and arranging shipments
* Review palletising issues, best practise going forward
* Sending sea freight ISF before departure of the vessel to the customs broker to submit
* Liaising with US forwarders regarding arrivals and delivery
* Send clearance instructions to US broker
* Contacting customer to arrange appointment request once goods are available
Skills Required:
Minimum 5 year's relevant experience.
Must have worked in a similar role.
Highly competent IT skills, including excel
Strong communication skills
Analytical
Organised
Prior use of Microsoft Navision, or other stock management systems, is ideal but not essential
Confident communication skills, the ability to work to critical path deadlines. Ability to manage own workload and as a team player.
Salary dependant on experience.
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Please be aware the duties listed above are an interpretation of the role and do not form any part of your employment contract. Please ask the interviewer any questions about the role that you wish to clarify.
Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis
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