Shipping Controller

Career Opportunities: Shipping Controller (6765)

Job Title: Shipping Controller 

Company: Komatsu South Africa  

Department: Shipping 

Location: H.O. Supp Chain serv 

Reference Number: 6765 

Grade     Salaried B5


Komatsu has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Shipping Controlller with a Shipping or Supply Chain & Logistics related diploma and 3-4 years’ experience in a shipping (foreign debtors and/or creditors) environment.


  • Degree/Diploma in Shipping/Supply chain & Logistics.
  • Grade 12 with Accounting.


  • 3 – 4 years’ experience.


  • Microsoft Office & SAP Proficient.
  • Administration in a logistics/shipping/import – export environment.
  • Basic knowledge of foreign exchange.
  • Proven knowledge of South African Reserve bank rules/legislation.
  • Basic Financial Experience: Grade 12 Accounting or similar.
  • Strong administrative skills.


  • Keeps air, sea and road freight imports/exports registers updated.
  • Keep abreast of new legislation regarding exportation and importation issued by SARB and any changes to the INCO terms.
  • Administrates the shipping process for all imports/exports.
  • Assisting freight consultants.
  • Liaise with customer & Finance regarding Letters of Credit or Bank Guarantees.
  • Arranging logistics for parts and components.
  • Liaising with stakeholders in the process when parts are ready for dispatch.
  • Obtaining and checking invoices (foreign vendor, clearing agent).
  • Monitors the progress of deliveries vs due dates.
  • Checks and verifies correctness of parts and that all documentation is correct and complete with the necessary authorisations.
  • Arranges logistics for parts and components being imported.

Recruitment and selection processes are managed according to Komatsu’s B-BBEE policies

Internal applicants receive preference

Candidates will be expected to pass a relevant medical examination, and agree to verification checks

Only online applications will be considered

Komatsu South Africa (Pty) Ltd complies with the protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. By submitting your application, you give us your express and informed consent to process your personal information for recruitment purposes.

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