Import/Export Coordinator (Part Time, 2-3 days)

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary £26000-£30000 pro rata, dependent on experience
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionSenior Leadership

Job description

The Company

Our client is a specialist Engineering company as part of a job share, they are looking for an Import/Export Coordinator to work part time.

The Role

  • The successful candidate will ensure legal compliance and provide import/export administration and control within international rules and regulations.

  • Coordinating, verifying and releasing export orders/shipments.

  • Raising awareness and understanding of export control and the importance of compliance across the business.

  • Developing and maintaining export control and customs relevant product master data

  • Producing accurate export documentation in accordance with international law and internal processes.

  • Negotiating rates with airfreight and sea-freight forwarders and couriers to get the best service for a competitive price.

  • Acting as primary interface for shipping and Customs issues; liaising with internal personnel, customers and suppliers with regard to order shipment issues.

  • Providing UK Customs clearance instructions to the freight forwarders for all EU and overseas imports

  • Coordinating the collection of all supporting Customs documentation for all EU and overseas imports

  • Controlling all formal documentation and compliance monitoring (licence applications, end user documentation etc).

  • Monitoring and keeping updated with the import and export regulations of all countries within which the Company conducts business.

  • Dealing effectively and efficiently with all customer enquires / queries in a professional and courteous manner at all times.

  • Tracking orders and communicating progress, accordingly, highlighting any late deliveries where necessary.

  • Working alongside Customer Service and Supply Chain on future delivery forecasts, daily delivery bookings and any freight issues / damages.

  • Providing daily assistance to the UK shipping team.

The Person

  • Import/Export and Shipping experience.

  • Good working knowledge of Customs / International Trade procedures.

  • Used to working as part of a team and with the ability to provide clear instruction to others where applicable.

  • Fully conversant with MS Outlook / Excel / Word / PowerPoint.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Highly organised and efficient in your day to day duties.

  • Self-motivated with a proactive attitude.

  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

  • Interest and experience in developing and implementing process improvements.

  • Happy to work part time.

The Benefits

  • You will be working for a well-established growing employer.

  • An excellent salary.

  • A company experiencing continued growth, expansion and investment.

  • The company are fully compliant with the latest health and safety requirements for current safe working practices.