Freight Controller

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    sl123_1608672625

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-21

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Broadbean Template

Job Title

Freight Controller

Job Description

Ensure VAT compliance by internal audit of the SDS system and the necessary proof of export - ensure all documents are compliant.

Responsible for ensuring legal understanding and customs regulations remains up to date and these details are issued to the relevant team members

Prepare supporting shipment documentation as and when required through software systems.

Fully understand origin regulations and supporting documentation.

Prepare Instruct and liaise with warehouse teams regarding delivery schedules as necessary

Chase shipment status information through to final delivery when required.

Deal with any deviations or transport issues as they arise.

Deal with any clearance issues as they arrive.

Liaise with suppliers/customers when any transport issues occur.

Match and review entries for checking purposes with relevant files.

Allocate duty deferment statements where required.

Match invoices and update registers for export shipments

Preferred Skills:

Proven experience within a busy manufacturing import and export environment and a sound knowledge of freight.

Numerate with accurate attention to detail

Good problem solving skills, and tenacity to bring about change when required

Good level of Excel skills

Personal Attributes:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Leads by example with good motivational skills

Dynamic and proactive

Flexibility to carry out a wide ranging role.

Associated Benefits

Competitive Salary

24 days holiday, increasing to 27 days based on yearly service, plus bank holidays.

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance

Working Hours:

8.30-5 Monday to Friday

To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Salary

Dependent on Experience

Location (Postcode)

Exeter

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.