Part Time Import Operator-Controller-Shipping wanted to join a well-established organization with proven success record in the import & export fashion world!
Dealing with overseas suppliers and Freight agents.
PO checks from the merchandisers to ensure the freight moves in a timely manner.
Deadlines to be completed.
Dealing with bookings, tracking shipments, negotiating rates where applicable and services provided.
Entering all shipping documents into the manual log and in the in-house system.
Checking all styles are being shipped as per the contracted shipping dates and that the goods are approved by the QC team, following up any discrepancies.
Regularly contacting suppliers for updates on arrivals of goods being sent by sea, road, air and
And arranging delivery into the warehouse.
Preparing invoices, packing lists, and dealing with GSP Certificates, Letters of Credit and Bills of Lading (where applicable).
Chasing suppliers in the Far East and Europe for updates on late shipments and any other ad-hoc duties directed by Shipping Manager.
Minimum 2+ years of previous Imports experience
Operational experience in sectors such as: manufacturing, importer/exporter, wholesaler, shipper.
Strong knowledge of GSP Certificates, Letters of Credit and Bills of Lading etc.
Proactive always to meet demands and deliveries dates.
IT literate-Import Software
Well organized with great attention to detail.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
Team player, able to work under pressure and use own initiative.
Part time hours/5-6 hours per day/5 days per week
Rate of pay GBP14.00-GBP15.00.