Shipping & Logistics Officer

Shipping & Logistics Officer

Job Title: Shipping & Logistics Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Industry: Transport, Logistics and Driving
Reference: HQ847_1649399622
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 08 April 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit's client based in Caerphilly has experienced significant growth over the past 5 years. Due to this growth, an exciting opportunity has emerged for the need to support the growing demands of the business

The Shipping & Logistics Officer would report directly to the Director of Operations and is responsible for the control of all shipments including HRMC Reporting, Oversight of Import & Export Record keeping, Quantum data integrity. You would be responsible for co-ordinating international shipments liaising with vendor logistics teams, and freight forwarders, ensuring documentation accuracy and customs recording prior to any shipments taking place.

The role could require the individual to travel and as a result the Shipping & Logistics Officer must be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Controlling shipments internationally by Road, Air or Sea freight.
  • Control of shipping with goods categorised as Dangerous Goods. (DG)
  • Liaising/negotiating freight rates with freight forwarders and courier companies.
  • Issuing Shipping Documentation and instructions for customs clearances.
  • Dealing with insurance claims.
  • Obtaining and maintain supporting documentation as required by HMRC and all other Customs regimes.
  • HMRC Monthly despatch and EC Sales List declarations.
  • Import/Export shipping control.
  • Liaising with internal departments for all shipping requirements and external customer base
  • Inward Processing Relief (IPR), Customs Warehouse (CW) and Cert of Airworthiness (C of A) customs regimes management.
  • Checking Freight, Duty and VAT payments.
  • Control of stock via QUANTUM.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:


  • Relevant experience in a logistics role.
  • Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in a suitable field or relevant discipline.
  • Detailed knowledge of HMRC requirements, INCO terms, international and domestic freight industry.


  • Forklift Truck Licence
  • Quantum user
  • General aviation experience
  • HAZMAT and DG transportation
  • CIPS qualification

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to lead & organise priorities and manage workloads effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with all departments within the business.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and actively encourage team member buy in.
  • Actively inspire and encourage his/her team during all situations.

For more information please contact Naomi on 07506 949615

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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