Shipping Administrator

Posted 22 Nov 2022

Modderfontein, Gauteng - South Africa

Req Id 258693


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


An exciting opportunity has opened with our company. We are looking to hire a Shipping Administrator in South Africa for the EMEA

As a Shipping Administrator you will have the following responsibilities:  

Full control, expediting, documenting and reporting of all inbound shipments and IBDs (Inbound deliveries) to the relevant Warehouses

Accurate manual creation of IBDs for all Third-party suppliers, ensuring that where required the batch & serial numbers and expiry dates are captured correctly.

Ensure that correct charges, as well as tariff codes and tariff duties have been charged

Resolve short shipped and damaged stock issues

Achieve Inbound Shipping Service Levels as defined with Freight Forwarder

Timeous, accurate and detailed monthly reporting of all aspects of the inbound shipping responsibilities and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) - verifying and resolving any issues relating to number of shipments and non-conformances


1.   Grade 12 is essential.

2.  A relevant supply chain or logistics degree / diploma

3.  A financial degree or diploma will be an advantage.


Experience required

A minimum of 5 years work experience in a suppy chain environment.

Knowledge of SAP is an advantage


This role is an employment equity position, and the company is open to such applications

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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