Shipping Coordinator

About the Role

United Kingdom
Remote vs. Office
Office/Site only
Siemens Energy Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd.
Gas Services
Business Unit
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Mid-level Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

Being a part of our SGT Shipping department, you will become an important player in a strong and independent team. We support customers in over 90 countries each day, so flexibility, proactiveness and communication are all keywords in our team.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring both imports / exports are processed in line with customs procedures and regulations. This includes, parts, tooling, engines, and gas turbine packages. You will help facilitate getting customer shipments ready for despatch, including the preparation of materials stored at our third-party packaging provider.

We value good and open communication, and this role requires strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure customer projects are delivered on time. This role requires great teamwork and a proactiveness to support the rest of your colleagues during seasonal or business demands.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Check invoicing accuracy and rectify any errors
  • Ensure manifest is correct for daily shipments and paperwork fully prepared to support on time freight forwarder collections.
  • Create documentation for customs for all export shipments from the plant using SAP system
  • Book collections using approved freight forwarders
  • Tracking proof of deliveries when requested
  • Investigating and correcting shipping errors
  • Ensure correct processes are followed within the department and look at ways to optimize our processes
  • Liaise with EC for exporting shipments
  • Liaise with Customs team for any customs related issues on imports/exports
  • Production and validation of certificates of origin
  • Process relevant Dangerous Goods shipments for road/sea/air
  • Process and monitor any manual shipment requests where required
  • Able to engage and operate in freight forwarder booking tools
  • Perform all other reasonably duties assigned by supervisor or manager

What You Bring

  • Significant experience in a customer facing role within a transport or shipping background
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Proficient with ERP systems (preferably SAP)
  • Understanding of the export documentation requirement for shipments to countries outside the UK
  • Working knowledge of Incoterms. (DAP, FCA etc)
  • Working knowledge of out of gauge shipments (we ship items weighing 70+ tonnes)
  • Experience with Dangerous Goods

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy:

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity, we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fuelled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

Rewards / Benefits 

  • Competitive Salary
  • 26 days holidays rising to 29 plus Bank Holidays
  • Class leading pension scheme with variable contributions
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment, where your contributions are valued and your professional growth is encouraged
  • Opportunities for networking, mentorship, and career development