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Shipping Agent

Job description

Our client, a large and well established shipping company, is currently recruiting for a shipping agent to join their small branch in Middlesbrough. 

The role will involve the organisation of the movement of cargo to and from the port, satisfying customer needs whilst ensuring that all appropriate legislation and regulations are properly observed. 

At times you will be required to carry out vessel inspections at the port as and when they dock. This will involve taking phone calls and traveling to site out of hours. You will be on-call on a shared basis. 

This is a demanding role and at times is extremely busy. You will therefore ideally come from a shipping/logistics background. However candidates from various backgrounds would be considered. 

Essential Experience:

  • Working within a demanding environment within a customer service role. 

Desirable Experience:

  • Shipping / Logisitcs
  • Full UK driving licence

Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future.

How to apply


Ref KES-V/5239-M2RI

Job title Shipping Agent

Area Middlesbrough

Salary £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience +car allowance

Hours of work Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 5pm

Permanent / Temporary Permanent