+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location:         Staplehurst, Kent

Salary:            £22K - £25K per annum, DOE

Hours:            08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday or Part time [hours/ days to suit/school hours, salary pro-rata]

Contract:        Full time, Permanent

Extras:           Generous staff benefits package

Our new factory unit is due to be completed late 2021 which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited had an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Logistics team as Import/Export Administrator 

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant 

The role requires assisting a small, close-knit team with all aspects of the shipping and despatch function, along with other administrative duties. To be considered for this role you will need to possess the ability to work within a small team, be numerate, have excellent attention to detail and be adaptable to helping colleagues as and when needed

 The Role:

  • To support the Import/Export Manager in daily shipping activities
  • Assist with arranging carriers to ship goods & material, working with suppliers to obtain best prices
  • Assist with all necessary shipping paperwork, including commercial invoices, packing lists & labels.
  • Assist with customs clearances and ensuring on time delivery
  • Updating the sales team with shipment information & assisting them with shipping quotations as required.
  • Providing cover for packing department when required 

Essential Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills for dealing with suppliers & customers
  • Experience of import/export documentation handling, control and procedures preferred, however full training will be provided
  • High level of IT proficiency – experience of Word/ Excel and MRP systems
  • High standard of written English
  • Good organisational skills & time management.
  • Eye for detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn – potential for progression for the right person 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of import/export documentation handling, control and procedures
  • Experience of worldwide customs procedures
  • Experience of a production environment with the challenges of shipping goods worldwide
  • Knowledge of engineering/fabrication

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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