Shipping Administrator at Sumitomo Rubber South Africa

  • Permanent Junior EE position

  • Umgeni Park, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Undisclosed cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2056271 | Ref Shipping Admstr

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by Sumitomo Rubber SA

About the Position

The Shipping Administrator will be reporting into the Manager: Procurement (Raw Materials and Shipping). The position requires a mature confident individual who is deadline driven and is able to work under pressure. The Shipping Administrator will be responsible for taking ownership of the SRSA Shipping Schedule of all Imports, handling of shipping documents and customs queries.

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Clearing & Forwarding Agents with regards to schedule and updates
  • Courier of small packaging requirements
  • Monitor the availability of empty steelcord and bead wire spools to be returned to foreign suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers nominated forwarding company for booking of containers and stack dates
  • Liaise with plant technical for readiness of consignments for export
  • Preparation of export documents
  • Administration of tenders to adjustication process
  • Facilitate transport tenders that fall under the responsibility of the procurement department
  • Issue update internally on a monthly basis
  • Keeping the end-users informed with regard to the latest issues involving their raw materials
  • Ensuring that the Departments standard of ethical conduct is upheld at all times.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma /Degree in Import & Export procedures/Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Shipping environment
  • Microsoft Office Advanced Skills (Excel)
  • SAP MM Module
  • Valid Driver's License


  • Working knowledge of import and export procedures
  • Understanding of clearing and forwarding procedures and protocols
  • Basic understanding of customs regulations with regards to import and export clearing
  • Basic understanding of international business and Interco-terms
  • Good Organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Team Player

Desired Skills

  • communication skills
  • report writing skills
  • time management

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Medical Aid
  • Provident Fund
  • 13th cheque

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