Shipping Job Roles

25th Aug
Shipping Jobs

What are some of the different roles within the shipping industry?

A&S Recruitment is based in Felixstowe, which is home to the largest container port in the UK and one of the principal ports in Europe. We always have a wide range of shipping jobs available, and these might include:

  • Export Co-ordinator – maintaining records of export records and preparing reports based on these records
  • Import Clerk – arranging deliveries and ensuring accurate records are kept of these
  • Customer Services – resolving service issues
  • Operations Manager – co-ordinating and directing business strategy
  • Customs Clearance Co-ordinator – completing import and export declarations
  • Freight Forwarder – ensuring shipments get to their final point of sale or distribution
  • Logistics Co-ordinator – planning shipments and maintaining records of these
  • Roadfreight Operator – planning and scheduling deliveries of imported goods
  • Stock Controller – monitoring and managing stock so that sufficient storage space is available, and so that new stock can be ordered
  • Trade Compliance Officer – screening of export licences, and ensuring compliance with applicable legislation in general
  • Warehouse Operative – picking, packing and preparing goods for despatch
  • Health & Safety Manager – ensuring the safety of employees, visitors, contractors and other parties; and making sure companies comply with relevant legislation

Like any other company, shipping companies also need a full range of staff to carry out the traditional ‘back office’ functions: finance, administration, reception duties, human resources, staff training, strategic management and more.

If you are looking for a new challenge in the shipping industry, then call your local, friendly, reliable recruitment agency today.

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A&S Recruitment specialises in assisting candidates to secure positions in the transport, warehousing, commercial and shipping sectors. We connect applicants to jobs in Ipswich, Felixstowe and surrounding areas. With superior industry experience and a reputation for unwavering excellence, we’re confident we can find the right people for the right job, and vice versa.

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