Specialists in the design, development, sourcing and supply of quality consumer leisure goods

SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR

Section Shipping
Location Heathfield, Newton Abbot
Contract Full time, permanent
Salary £17k to £19k
Benefits 25% shop discount, 50% online discount, pension (if applicable), healthcare cashback scheme
Hours of Work 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday
Closing Date Friday 25th September 2020

SHIPPING ADMINISTRATOR

Job Role:

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, organised, and analytical individual to support the import process within the Shipping Department, dealing with all documentation pertaining to importation of products sourced from overseas. This is a highly critical role that requires an individual whose data entry skills are methodical and accurate. This is a full-time, permanent role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management of documentation to successfully complete all import duties. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Managing and organising supplier portfolios.
    • Creating and processing various information. This will include creating analysis tools and reports using spread sheets and other databases.
    • Organising and updating relevant data systems as a daily task, to be undertaken with speed and accuracy.
    • Prepare and submit relevant administration in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Filing data and performing other routine clerical tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with suppliers and customers, ensuring efficient and positive relations that further enable the smooth operation of the importation process.
  • Build and maintain positive working relations with all other relevant departments internally and externally that contribute to import activities.
  • Use sound personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles that may occur within import activities and procedures.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the company for the successful completion of the role or for the benefit of the company

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

Person Specification:

  • Experience of Import Administration would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good communication both written and verbal
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to stringent deadlines
  • Able to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to show initiative to problem solve is critical
  • Ability to multi task
  • Accurate at data inputting
  • Attention to fine detail is essential
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases. Knowledge of Critical Path software would be an advantage.

Disposition

  • Confident, positive attitude
  • Methodical and organised way of working
  • Ability to work on own initiative and also part of a team
  • Sense of humour
  • Willingness to display flexibility in working hours as occasions may sometimes demand

Download Full Specification

How to apply?

If you would like to apply for this job vacancy with Wilton Bradley Ltd please use the link below to download the job application. Please send your completed application form to The Human Resource Department, 8 Wentworth Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6TL. For enquiries please contact us at hr@wiltonbradley.co.uk.

Download Application Form

Downloads

To download our PDF jobs description or application form attachments you will require Adobe Reader. Please click Here to download to your computer if needed.