Export Controller

Our client in the Freight forwarding industry is looking for an Export Controller, in Durban.


  • Build and maintain a good working relationship with customers.
  • Receive and process Goods receipt notes (GRN’s) on WMS.
  • Receive and process export orders and packing lists on WMS.
  • Co-ordinate collection of empty containers for packing.
  • Arrange with SALL team to have containers weighed for VGM certificate.
  • Ensure that containers are stacked in the Port on time for export sailing.
  • Ensure accurate loading of containers and recording of batch and product details.
  • Tracking order orders/client updates.
  • Work closely with JHB export controllers to monitor the following:
  • Supervise the container packing operations.
  • Liaise with Labour service provider for casual labour for container packing.
  • Ensure that sufficient packing material and resources are available for export packing.
  • Conduct container inspections prior to container packing.
  • Ensure that photographs are taken of all layers of container as cargo is packed.
  • Send all pictures and relevant documents to clients.
  • Investigate all customer related queries and respond/resolve timeously.
  • Work hand in hand with other departments to ensure client queries are resolved within a timely manor.
  • Participate in stock counts/Customer meetings.
  • Understanding customer order volumes/delivery KPI (OTIF).
  • Customer score cards must be maintained.
  • Assist with warehouse and admin related tasks, as and when required.


  • Matric.
  • Valid Driver’s licence.
  • Sound knowledge of all warehouse operations.
  • Knowledge of container export packing process.
  • Minimum 2-5 Years Warehousing Experience.
  • Must be able to work overtime when the operation requires this.
  • Good people and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and carry out day to day tasks un-supervised.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and solve.
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems (Streamline knowledge is advantageous).
  • Microsoft (Outlook, Excel).
  • High level of communication skills.
  • High level of Customer service skills.
  • High level of accuracy/attention to detail.
  • Understanding of inventory control procedures.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.


  • Dependant on experience and qualification.

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