Trainee Logistics Coordinator

ARM Marine & Shipping
March 13, 2018
ARM Marine & Shipping
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Vessel type:
Offshore vessel
Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland
  • Location Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland:
  • Salary Neg:
  • Job type Permanent:
  • Category Marine & Shipping:
  • Job Reference 92123:
  • Posted on 23 Feb 2018:

Our client has a requirement for a Trainee Logistics Co-ordinator based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent role.

The ideal candidate should have previous exposure to marine and freight activities within a logistics field and a basic knowledge of a working logistics department


  • Ensure the coordination of the shipping and customs activities guaranteeing that all goods and materials are delivered to final destination promptly and without damage
  • Assist the Logistics department in all areas of operations in the planning and offshore phases
  • Become familiar with and maintain awareness of clients current requirements and where applicable, the latest industry codes, licensing and standards including statutory rules and regulations


  • Prepare the Projects /operations specific procedures for Shipping, Customs and packaging of Projects/operations materials
  • Prepare the technical enquiry package for Shipping and Customs services
  • Plan the Shipping and Customs activities with Project Material Manager and Expediting Department in case of Projects /operations material
  • Plan the Shipping and Customs activities with Asset Management in case of Asset material
  • Coordinate the Suppliers (Forwarders and/or Customs agents) with regard to the management of the transport of the goods, in accordance with the Transport Service Contract Documents
  • Manage / prepare the documents required to the execution of the Shipping and Customs activities, such as import, export and transit of materials in accordance with Customs, port requirements and client procedures
  • Ensure that necessary studies for abnormal cargoes, such as method statement, drawings, transport procedures, are available and distributed according to Projects / operations requirements
  • Prepare shipping documents using client software tools
  • Provide Shipping and Customs reports in accordance with Projects / operations requirements
  • Keep constantly up-to-date the budget of the Shipping and Customs service agreements
  • Use SAP for the management of Shipping and Customs activities and ensure timely updating
  • Prepare the Service Entry Sheet in accordance with Transport Service Contract Documents
  • Ensure the retrievable archive of Shipping and Customs documents
  • Support the material purchasing department to manage Shipping and Customs issues (choice of the INCOTERMS, etc.)
  • Provide feedback information using clinet software tools on Suppliers performances (Forwarders and/or Customs agents)

Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on ships.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications

Mandatory STCW certificates are required from all applicants.
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