Shipping Associate

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £14.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steven Hawkins

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Weeks

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Mail Room cover required for 25th Oct- 2nd Nov and 12th Nov -23rd Nov office hours.paying £14.00 per hour, previous experience advantageous but not essential.

Thursday 25th and Friday 26th October are effectively training days, then covering a shipping associate who is off for 1 week commencing the 29th October then 2 weeks commencing 12th November.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Distribution of Mail throughout the buildings.
  • Deliver packages to departments and desks using P.D.A system to scan and sign for packages.
  • Ensure all packages including overnight deliveries and bulk shipments are logged on the package tracking system.
  • Work on a fast pace processing, sorting, and staging packages for delivery.
  • Collect data for and prepare both weekly and monthly reports.
  • Receive, count and verify all incoming parcels, freight, etc.
  • Log all incoming items, letters and packages.
  • Prepare and package outgoing materials to prevent in-transit damage.
  • Prepare all appropriate shipping documentation.
  • Coordinate export compliance issues and domestic shipping issues with shippers, as required, including shipment tracking and lost freight issues.
  • Manage "same day" packages to ensure same day shipment.
  • Coordinate all special requests as documented or requested by shipper. For example: special crating, palletizing, or customer labelling.
  • Stay current on global public holidays that might impact on delivery date and international exporting changes such as new commodity codes and customs regulations.
  • Records shipment data, including weight, charges, and space availability.
  • Reports damages & discrepancies for accounting, reimbursement and record keeping purposes.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Maintain highest level of customer care while demonstrating a friendly and cooperative attitude
  • Satisfying customer demands in a high-volume environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of problem-solving skills.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the wider facilities event team