- Post Date:11th March 2022
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- Salary £38,000/yr - £43,000/yr
An expert in deep sea and road freight exports, degree qualified ideally within supply chain or logistics qualification. Extensive line management experience, you are now ready for your next career move. Look no further than this Shipping Manager role with AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers. We offer roles with depth of scope, breadth and impact.
As Shipping Manager, you will provide expert leadership for the shipping function and ensure the highest level of service for customers of our Birmingham factory. This will involve a continuous improvement approach, monitoring team KPI compliance, ensuring we meet performance benchmarks and taking responsibility for Customs requirements. You will motivate and develop a team of shipping coordinators to optimise service delivery. You will also monitor dispatched shipments enroute to customers. Important will be the ability to manage appointed transport carriers to ensure performance meets minimum SLA targets. You will also ensure our knowledge and understanding of export and shipping regulations is kept current.
A proficient user of ERP systems, preferably SAP, you will be familiar Global shipping legislative updates and communications. Comfortable communicating and collaborating with customers and internal stakeholders, you will have an eye for detail and possess strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. You will be good at calculating costs too.
An Institute of Export Level 2: Certificate in International Trade and Logistics Operations would be highly desirable.
Who are AkzoNobel?
Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be involved in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, please submit your application via the link.
At AkzoNobel we believe in our people, we have an inclusive culture that respects and values our colleagues, we nurture an open and diverse place to work. We truly believe this helps our people to grow, develop and realize their true potential.
Our culture recognizes life outside of work and how important it is, we want our people to be energized and inspired, we are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.