JOB TITLE: Shipping Clerk (Mandarin-speaking)


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Oldbury
Job Reference : 6759CB Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/06/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £16000 - £18000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Mandarin-speaking Shipping Clerk to work in the Construction industry in Birmingham.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Mandarin-speaking Shipping Clerk to work in the Construction industry in Birmingham.

Main duties will involve:
* Creation and management of all import/export documentation
* Dealing with import/export invoice checking, filing, quantity and quality discrepancies
* Handling all customs/supplier clearance issues in conjunction with our shipping agents
* Liaising with suppliers and shipping agents for delivery/supply of goods, and maintaining the container forecast schedule
* Liaising with Area Directors for container allocations
* Create and maintain spreadsheets for both individual suppliers and customers.
* Review stock within branches to maintain working stock levels for both hire and sale
* Working with the Buying Department and Board of Directors to establish new suppliers worldwide for products
* Undertake price and Inco terms negotiation with suppliers in UK or overseas on allocated products
* Create and manage payment forecasting schedule and reconcile cash allocation for imports to the suppliers statement and purchase ledger
* Translating and interpreting with Chinese suppliers, including all paperwork

We are looking for someone with a proven Shipping Administration background, ideally within both import and export. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate fluency in Mandarin, in both written and verbal communication.


Job Keywords

Mandarin; shipping; import; export; administration; Birmingham



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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