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Freight Export Controller
Title: Freight Export Controller
Category: Project / Program Management
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £20,001.00 - £25,000.00
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About the role:

We are looking for a full time Freight Export Controller to join the Freight Management department. The team is responsible for co-ordinating the Press’ inbound and outbound freight shipments, which form an integral part of the wider Supply Logistics function. As a Freight Export Controller, you will ensure the smooth running of the Drop Shipment Export process from our Global Printers to Cambridge University Press warehouses, and our end customers.

A key part of the role requires liaising with the Printers and also our freight forwarding partners to arrange transportation and to ensure that both our internal and external customers receive goods in a timely and compliant manner.

Members of the freight management team are expected to work closely with our colleagues in Demand Planning and Supply Chain along with our Trade Compliance team to ensure shipments are made in the most efficient fashion.

About you:

You must have a good understanding of supply chain processes and principles. You will have an analytical mind set and the ability to interpret data effectively. A good working knowledge of Excel, word and power point and other MS related tools are also essential. You will have proven experience as a logistics coordinator and knowledge of Export/Import Freight processes; be able to prioritise your workload efficiently and be willing to adapt quickly to changing procedures. Knowledge of SAP Supply Chain processes is preferable as well.

You will join a small team where success is measured by keeping a keen control on costs, delivering value for money and the effective communication (both written and verbally) with colleagues and clients.

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We’re one of the world’s most respected publisher, driven by the purpose of unlocking people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions.

We need determined individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers.

We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best. Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance, an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.

To apply, please complete the online application by Tuesday 5th March 2019.

Ref: JE19/50

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