shipping officer (m/v) in Heverlee

Heverlee, Vlaams-Brabant
job type
reference number
apply now

job description

For an international company in Leuven we are looking for a Shipping Officer for a long term temporary position. Main tasks are: - Responsible for a timely delivery of parts and and their periphery - Coordinates appropriate shipping of goods in order to ensure an efficient service. - Places orders for delivery at transport companies (TNT & DHL) and monitors them in order to guarantee a timely delivery of parts; - Responsible for a proper monitoring of (customs) administration and archiving the files in order to ensure a smooth administrative processing; - Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies; - Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order assembly and dispatch of goods; - Ensures the correct packaging of the material to be sent; - Tracks all shipments and informs both customers as concerned departments on the progress and delivery dates; - Keeps all concerned parties informed about the status of the ordered; - Coordinates customs administration from and within the company; - Prepares customs administration and executes it; - Draws up all necessary documents; - Ensures that the warehouse receives the necessary documents for shipment; - Ensures a good administrative monitoring; - Possesses of clear and updated records of all documents; - Checks the packaging and transportation bills; - Ensures the input of the invoice information in the ERP-system; - Having a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these; - Coordinating the use of automated and computerised systems where utilised; - Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email and telephone; - Functions as a back-up for shipping of machines.


- Strong communication and facilitation skills with demonstrated ability to work in a team - Excellent organizational attitude, knowledge in inventory management and follow-up skills are a bonus - Ability to relate to customers and vendors, their views and issues, locally and in other countries and cultures - Logistics administration or equal - Strong administration skills - Organizational and time management skills - Teamwork - Computer skills are crucial - inventory management, excel, etc. - Fluent knowledge of English and Dutch
apply now