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Shipping Support Officer

Plant/Site:  Swift Trade Group - Meat
Req Id:  11756
Date Posted:  18-Nov-2021

Swift & Company Trade Group is located in Queensland and is the international trading division of JBS. Our trading office has supplied to international markets for over 50 years trading a variety of protein products including beef, sheep, goat, pork, poultry and game meats along with by products including meat and bone meal and tallow.


About the Role:

We are recruiting for a Shipping Support Officer to be based at our office in Spring Hill.  This role provides support to the Logistics and Documentation team by assisting with the Shipping process and preparing/checking the documentation.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Preparing shipping documents as per customer and country requirements
  • Prepare weekly / monthly reports to assist in contract execution and management.
  • Checking and auditing documentation prepared by other staff.
  • Assisting Logistics by compiling shipment files, entering and updating data as required
  • Assisting with freight bookings and load outs to supplier
  • Inputting and maintaining Freight Rates in Database.
  • Advising customers of shipping schedules.
  • Checking and approving documentation and invoices.
  • Checking and processing freight invoices, ensuring statements are checked and cleared
  • Ensure Market and Customer Profiles are up to date
  • Ensure Shipping line Profiles are up to date
  • Filing and general office duties as required
  • General administrative support for Shipping team
  • Show initiative in all parts of the role
  • Receive and send international and domestic couriers
  • Ad hoc duties as directed by Manager


About you:

  • Minimum 2 years perishable shipping experience, preferably with meat or in agricultural industry
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and maintain accuracy in a fast paced work environment
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi task, and prioritize work load
  • Microsoft skill in Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and work as part of a tight knit team
  • Be able to use own initiative


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Discounted staff meat purchases 


What next?

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. Apply now!