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Shipping Controller

Salary: £21,000 Per Year

Full Time
Location: OL16, Milnrow

Northern Employment Services Ltd

Northern Employment Services are looking to recruit an experienced Shipping Controller to join the expanding team of our client based in the Rochdale area.

As a Shipping Controller, you will be the main point of contact for incoming and outgoing goods for the company.  You will have sole responsibility for the Stores area and you will be a key member of the production team to ensure international customers receive their orders on time.

Your main responsibilities as a Shipping Controller will include:

  • Processing both ‘goods received’ and ‘despatch of product’, ensuring all paperwork is processed efficiently
  • Maintaining good organization and all inventory transactions are recorded on the MRP system (Epicor)
  • Liaising with customers and couriers directly
  • Organise delivery requirements for outgoing goods, including completing calculations for weights and dimensions and order packaging
  • Pack finished goods ready for shipment and prepare necessary paperwork

Your skills and experience as a Shipping Controller will include:

  • Experience of working in an industrial environment, moving heavy components
  • Good computer skills: familiar with Excel, Word, Email and a recognised MRP system
  • Competent in the use of various tools and machinery such as drills, circular saw and nail gun
  • MUST hold a valid forklift counterbalance truck
  • Ideally some experience of shipping engineered materials internationally


Working hours will be:

Monday to Thursday, 7.45am to 4.30pm

Friday, 7.45am to 11.45am  

Please note, some flexibility may be needed to work additional hours as and when business needs dictate.



  • Overtime rates at X1.33 for week days and X1.5 for weekends
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days plus 8 days statutory leave


If you feel you have the right skills for this role, please send across your CV by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.


Please note, due to the volume of applications only short listed candidates will contacted. If you have had no response in 7 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. For further opportunities, please do visit our website.

Contact: Ashlea Hunt
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Townhead Court
148 Yorkshire Street
OL16 1LD
01706 869444

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