We are recruiting for a world-class audio rental company, who proudly supplies high-end audio equipment and skilled audio engineers to global music tours, sporting, and corporate events. They are looking for a highly motivated Shipping Administrator to join their Operations Team to be part of their future growth.
Key Responsibilities of the Shipping Administrator:
Working closely with the Operations Department, this role encompasses a broad range of responsibilities with a specific focus on administrative tasks related to transport and logistics. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of all equipment logistical moves from start to finish including
Managing bookings of domestic and international courier shipments (e.g., FedEx) and same-day local couriers.
Creating purchase orders for logistics suppliers on behalf of the Operations Department.
Maintaining awareness of all logistical moves, providing oversight and suggesting efficiencies in scheduling.
Sharing and updating interested parties with truck/driver details and schedules for both project and intercompany movements.
Processing customs documentation (ATA Carnets, Commercial Invoices), manage their usage, and keep up-to-date records within our global IT system.
Generating software-emulated truck packs to demonstrate load requirements to clients.
Fostering open dialogue within the department and with other departmental staff to facilitate performance, processes, and productivity.
Handling any other administrative duties required for the department.
Skills and Experience Desired of the Shipping Administrator:
2-3 years' experience in an administrative role.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong IT skills, with a willingness to become competent in in-house systems.
Background in the Event and/or Logistics Industry is desirable but not essential.
Drive, ambition, and innovative thinking.
Confidence, reliability, logical and systematic approach to work, meeting strict deadlines.
Excellent organizational, planning, and management skills.
Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
Laser-sharp attention to detail and accuracy.
23 days' holiday per annum plus bank holidays.
Auto-enrollment pension scheme (4% Employer Contribution, 5% Employee Contribution).
Health Cash Plan.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Group Life Insurance at x4 salary.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Complimentary tea, coffee & fruit.
Free Flu vaccination.
Apply for the role of Shipping Administrator by attaching your CV for the opportunity to begin an exciting career in live audio with a company that invests in the progression of its employees.