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Shipping Co-Ordinator - Aberdeen

Ref: 287 Date Posted: Monday 27 Feb 2023

2020 Recruitment are working with our engineering client who are looking for a Shipping Co-Ordinator to join their team based in Kintore.

Initially this will be a 6-month contact with a view to extending at the end of this period.

This role is ideal for someone with experience of international logistics to join a global client within the oil & gas industry.

The Role

As Shipping Co-Ordinator you will ensure relevant documentation has been prepared and recorded allowing products to be delivered without interruption leading to Client satisfaction by efficient and economical movement of products.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Shipping Co-Ordinator your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Ensure movement of goods, imports & exports is in compliance with HMRC policy.
  • Organise the shipment of import and export orders: obtaining quotes from freight agents, preparing all relevant documentation, liaising with other departments to obtain information as required
  • Adhere to shipping compliance procedures & Incoterms regulations
  • Complete accurate documentation such as commercial invoices and dangerous goods notes and shipping orders in line with regulations according to the country of destination
  • Plan and co-ordinate transportation of items and manage the timely flow of customer orders and with focus on accuracy, efficiency and time management
  • Prepare customer invoices for export orders
  • Assist in preparation of audits/inspections both internal company and by external bodies.
  • Liaising with Sales Department and Warehouse personnel for special order requirements and shipping information
  • Complete month end reports for accounts department
  • Maintenance of HMRC records, both imports and exports, updating OA filing system / archiving etc.
  • Address order flow or shipping delays and quality control issues, such as damaged or improperly packed goods
  • Complete daily shipping and receiving logs
  • Document and escalate any customer service issues and/or shipping/receiving errors


To be considered for the Shipping Co-Ordinator role you must have the following skills and experience:

  • HND in a relevant business qualification or equivalent
  • Solid knowledge of logistics import & export procedures including customs procedures
  • Experience in a similar position
  • ERP knowledge, essential (sage & Epicore desirable)
  • Strong IT skills


As the Shipping Co-Ordinator you will be offered the following package:

  • Pay rate of up to £15.90 PAYE
  • Minimum of a 6 month contract
  • Overtime
  • Potential Travel
  • Company incentives


To apply for this position or to learn more about the role please contact Robert Gilchrist at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.