A career opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Shipping Co-Ordinator based at the Distribution Transformers Plant in Epping, Cape Town.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Shipping – Responsible for obtaining quotes from shipping lines and road transport service providers.
  • Business Processes – Responsible for generating Delivery Notes on SAP as well as drawing up Commercial Invoices and Packing Lists for shipping.
  • Customer service – Responsible for informing customers when their products are ready for collection/shipping and regularly updating them.
  • Administration – Performs administrative duties for the Sales and Marketing department.
  • Export Documentation – Responsible for ensuring all documents required for shipping are accurate, compliant, and complete.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12/Matric or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with freight forwarders, shipping lines, export documentation and administration.
  • Computer skills knowledge on the MS Office package.
  • Training on export documents and requirements.
  • Shipping experience to Africa, Europe and North America will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of payment instruments (Letters of Credit).
  • Experience in dealing with service providers in the shipping and local transport industry.

Core Competencies

  • Outstanding organisational, time management abilities and attention to detail.
  • Excellent Communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Resilience/ perseverance and teamwork.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Assertiveness with strong interpersonal skills.

Deadline: 26 April 2023

Contact Details:

CV’s accompanied by a covering letter must be submitted to email address: sspm_talent@sgb-smit.group with the job title and applicant’s name in the subject line.  Enquiries can be directed to the HR department on +27 21 505-3000.

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is committed to fair and ethical recruitment practices to achieve sustainable inclusion and diversity without compromising on performance.

Assessments will be one of the methods utilised to determine the successful candidate.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.