Shipping Officer

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  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15.50 - £17.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Title: Shipping Officer

Location: Bolton

Duration: 6 months

Hours: Full Time

Pay rate: £15.50 - £17.00 per hour PAYE

We are currently supporting a major defence manufacturing client in Bolton to recruit an experienced Shipping Officer on a 6 month contract.

This exciting role will require you to liaise and work closely with their export control team, local customs officers and freight forwarders to deliver a benchmark export and shipping service to the business.


  • Timely delivery of product in line with project demands.
  • Creation, completion and management of documentation required to effect export deliveries, to include, transport documents, hazardous goods note, customs formalities etc.
  • Topicality of Import, Export and Transport Registers
  • Liaise with transport both UK and International.
  • Undertake Imports and report Intrastats as required.
  • Promotion of functional excellence
  • Assist Export Control Department in compliance with regards to Export Licences
  • Maintain topicality with all transport legislation up to and including prohibited weapons level
  • Identify process improvements to create an efficient and cost effective service
  • Day to day knowledge of all movements from site

What we are looking for from you

  • Detailed knowledge of export legislation
  • Ability to adapt style of communication to ensure effective delivery of service
  • Interpersonal skills across different business functions
  • Strength of character not to deviate from process when other demands conflict.
  • IT Literacy
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work

Morson International are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

Trade Compliance; Import Control; Export Control; Trade Governance; Export License; Import License; Import Clearances; Export Clearances: ITAR; EAR; Export Control Regulations; Import Control Regulations;