Export Shipping Team Lead

Salary: DOE Location: County Kerry Killarney Experience: 3+ years Job no: AK150323Job Status: Full-Time

We are presently recruiting for a Shipping Team lead, for our clients a Manufacturing company in County Kerry. You will be tasked with managing all export activities and ensuring that all customs and shipping paperwork is fully compliant. You will work with a team of three and will be responsible for overseeing all shipping operations. This is a full-time position based in Killarney, County Kerry.


  • Overseeing and handling shipment operations & compliance functions for global export.
  • Meeting compliance requirements at all times.
  • Point of contact for export shipping.
  • Supervision of the onsite shipping team.
  • Plan and coordinate shipments in line with production and on time delivery requirements.
  • Process customer invoicing in line with physical shipment and quantities.
  • Prepare international logistics documentation requirements relevant to customer orders.
  • Liaise with freight forwarders to organise shipments.
  • Processing customs documentation.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed.
  • Act as the point of escalation for export shipping issues, maintaining the freight database.
  • Prepare timely information and reports.

Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of export regulatory requirements, shipping and customs documentation.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and any ERP system.
  • Relevant experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Hands on experience of exporting internationally, understanding of customs regulations and export controls.
  • International trade qualification, Import / export qualification or training is desirable.
  • Supervision of a team is advantageous.

Salary is open to negotiation and based on experiences. Pension Contribution, life insurance and sick payment scheme is offered. For further information, please email me directly at adrien@redchair.ie.

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