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Shipping & Receiving Coord, United Kingdom, Sweet Flavors Europe

Supply Chain
005170 Requisition #


Shipping and Coordinator FTC 12months



The primary responsibility of the Shipping and Invoicing Coordinator is to manage the outbound orders and invoicing function.  The Coordinator will be liaising with the freight forwarder, understanding and providing the required documentation, knowing and following the DOT and import/export regulations, and ensuring all system transactions and Invoicing are processed in a timely fashion





  • Coordinate, prepare, and audit items for shipment.
  • Ensure the proper documentation has been provided to the provider and carrier based on customer, product, and DOT requirements.
  • Verify, adjust, and maintain records on outgoing shipments.
  • Perform all system transactions to accurately reflect transportation activities.
  • Communicate on a weekly/daily/hourly basis with the provider on orders (new, changed or cancelled).
  • Work closely with the provider, Customer Service, Supply Chain, Quality and Operations to ensure customer requirements are being met and elevate issues as they arise.
  • Support the business with ad-hoc tasks and projects as needed to meet business requirements.
  • Interrogate data systems and generate reports for management reporting 
  • Work closely with Supply Chain Departments to provide daily support and absence cover when required
  • Using Microsoft Excel on a daily basis, to track order progress and analyse data.
  • Resolution of transport incidents
  • Timely Invoicing of Customer Orders in line with Shipment dispatch.




  • Demonstrate a strong and independent work ethic.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding and knowledge of warehouse and transportation operations.
  • Excellent grasp of system transactions and their impact to the organization.
  • Must demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Adapt at multitasking several high profile projects while managing time and delivering results.
  • Must be detailed oriented and results driven 


  • Good secondary education or degree
  • Experience in a Customer Service, Warehouse, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Numerate and familiar with ERP systems
  • Export experience would be advantageous




Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.





Corporation is a leadingSensient Technologies  global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com


Equal Opportunity Employer




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