Well known global fertilizer company requires the above to be responsible for all the shipments, import and exports functions, supporting the South African business entity looking after operations on the east coast of Africa and Southern Africa.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Previous experience having worked within a Logistics Co-Ordinator role responsible for shipments, import and exports functions is essential.
  • The successful candidate must be familiar with international transport documentation as well ascontainer shipment.
  • The successful candidate must be computer literate with good knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Office, outlook, is essential.
  • The successful candidate must have exceptional organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple transactions.
  • The successful candidate must be a good team player, dedicated and flexible.
  • Previous experience having worked on an ERP system: MS Dynamics / Navision or related ERP system is pref.
  • Must know incoterms within the shipping industry is essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supervising loading and discharging of the company‚Äôs shipments.
  • Executing contracts including documentary instructions as per purchase and sales contracts.
  • Forwarding instructions to related parties, appointing surveyors, following up cargo and services documents, and providing final approval for document issuance.
  • Executing transactions in adherence to all laws and regulations.
  • Obtaining and negotiating quotes for freight rates, with shipping lines or freight forwarders.
  • Arranging bookings with carriers or freight forwarders as well as negotiating service contracts with surveyors.
  • Maintaining external contact with shipping lines, agents, banks, inspection companies and third-party commodity suppliers and receivers.
  • Arranging import and export clearance for all local transactions as well as inspection services with inspection agencies.
  • Arranging transport and coordinating product loading.

Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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