Administrator – shipping

Job Details:

  • Industry: Admin, Logistics
  • Address: Hassocks
  • Salary: £17,000 - £18,000
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Job Description:

    Administrator – shipping

    Hassocks – driver with own transport required

    Full Time, Monday to Friday 9 – 5.30

    £17000 – £18000 + + bonus + benefits

    Hunters’ client is one of Sussex’s superb success stories, offering a career opportunity with the opportunity to progress up the career ladder with a leading global company. The Administrator will suit a career-minded and numerate team player ideally with a passion for aircraft and an aptitude for problem solving to work as part of a motivated team with a heavy emphasis on data entry and invoicing processing. The key criteria for this role is unswerving accuracy and attention to detail.


    Ideally a minimum of 1 year’s administration experience gained within an office environment.

    Preferable work experience within the shipping industry.

    Knowledge of Export and Import procedures and controls preferable.

    Good computer literacy, highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

    Problem solving ability.

    Numerate, accurate with the ability to meet deadlines.

    Analytical thinking and reporting skills.

    Ability to recognise and respond to problems.

    Self-motivated, able to use own initiative and succeed in a busy environment.

    Good communication skills at all levels, verbal and written.

    Strong organisation, time management and administration skills.

    Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage workloads.

    Performance driven with the desire to succeed.

    Flexibility in working hours to assist with Hand Carries of Aircraft parts to worldwide destinations and on call out of hours cover.


    Assist with freight invoice evaluation and approval process of all freight invoices.

    Assist with identifying and resolving invoice discrepancies.

    Liaise with customers, suppliers and internal departments to achieve the most effective solution to freight invoice queries.

    Assist with identifying and recharging all relevant costs as appropriate.

    Assist with processing all company credits ensuring authorisation at the appropriate level.

    Assist with freight cost estimates as required.


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