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Shipping Specialist

Apply Job ID REF8391M Date posted 10/25/2022 Address Summit Avenue, Farnborough, England Job Type Full-time

Company Information: 

LOMA is a critical part of food safety and quality

Want to work for a company who protect the consumer whilst also having a highly commercial focus? 

LOMA SYSTEMS is a premium worldwide manufacturer of inspection equipment, used to identify contaminants and product defects in the food and pharmaceutical industries. LOMA Systems has over 50 years of experience developing and installing equipment that ensures when products leave the factory they are contamination free, to the quality intended and safe for you as the consumer. 

Our culture is hands-on

At Loma Systems every individual is encouraged to take the initiative to get things done, and you will have the opportunity be make a real impact. LOMA Systems’ parent company is Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a fortune 250 diversified industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and speciality equipment. ITW live by a philosophy of autonomy and a decentralised culture. This unique relationship means Loma systems can offer a personalised experienced to each and every employee, whilst offering the career progression and stability that comes from working for a larger organisation. 

At Loma and ITW we leverage the 80:20 principle in everything we do. Although we are serious about what we want to achieve and are agile in our nature, our culture is friendly and positive. If you have a proactive approach and want to make an impact, we want to hear from you. 

  • Invoice generation and administration
  • Ensure all deliveries are made in line with customer and company requirements
  • Liaise with freight agents and confirm shipping details.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to co-ordinate packing and shipments.
  • Act as contact for customer and internal queries relating to shipping or status enquiries.
  • Assist in key project work to improve work practices/streamline processes and cost reductions.
  • Completing shipping certificates / documentation and detailed shipment records.
  • Revenue recognition updates on invoiced sales orders.
  • Signing off freight / packing invoices - querying any incorrect invoices.
  • Controlling all imports into the UK by providing customs clearance instructions to the necessary clearance agent within a small time frame to minimise storage costs.
  • Arranging the despatch, paperwork and collection of all UK hire/demos and exhibitions.




  • Knowledge of shipping procedures (export and import) for all methods of transport to worldwide destinations.
  • Good working knowledge of legislation.
  • Knowledge of HTS codes, Incoterms.
  • Good ability in using Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage own workload and drive results
  • Open to change and driving process improvements
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working within a Capital Equipment Manufacturing organisation


  • Letters of Credit knowledge
  • D365 Knowledge

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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