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Shipping Coordinator
  • Salary: £19,000 - £24,000
  • Term: Full Time
  • Sector: Office Services
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Oct 23, 2020
  • Would you like a to work with a global company who are looking for a full time Shipping Coordinator to join the team?
  • Have you experience in imports and shipping?
  • Would you like to work business hours and have an opportunity to grow in an excellent company that is thriving?

Anderson Knight is looking to recruit a Shipping Coordinator to join one of our Glasgow based clients in a full time and permanent role working business hours!

As a member of the Shipping Team you will be responsible for the loading, clearance and discharge of vessels into the U.K. & Ireland ensuring all loads are correctly dispatched from Port to Port.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all loads are correctly dispatched from Port to Port covering EU and non-EU
  • Managing suppliers, agents, super intendants and all documentation
  • Ensuring all import documentation is accurate and correct for example Bills of Laden, Clearance documents and are compliant with HMRC, Chambers of Commerce and Embassy’s etc covering EU and non-EU
  • Ensuring clients are receiving a first-class service at all times
  • Daily meeting with Planners and Traders to plan shipping on the vessels
  • Ensuring all Levies are accurately calculated for each load on the vessel
  • Securing regular updates on shipments progressions
  • Ensuring compliance is adhered to by liaising with quality department
  • Keep up to date with Levis, source countries, global port locations and clearance documentation required
  • Update shipping list and trackers

Personal Attributes:

  • An excellent problem solver
  • Someone who enjoys multi-tasking in an exciting role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can remain calm under pressure
  • Someone who understands the impact throughout the shipping process
  • Fist class team player who understands the importance of excellent service


  • Must have experience In a shipping based role with an understanding of import/export documentation
  • MS Office competent
  • Must have worked in a role that requires you to have experience in either shipping, logistics, distribution, import, export with an element of customer service
  • A proven track record working to deadlines

In return you will have a rare and exciting opportunity to join a company that can offer stability and longevity with a host of perks.

So if you have what it takes to be part of one of the best shipping teams in Glasgow please send in your CV asap for consideration. My client is looking to hire NOW!

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