Our client is a professional organisation with a busy production / transport / logistics team. They are looking for an experienced Import/Export Coordinator to arrange the international distribution of products for overseas customers, ensuring all products are delivered effectively and meet customer requirements. Responsible for the Coordination of the inbound freight for international raw materials into the facilities.
The salary is competitive and negotiable, dependent upon your skills the company benefits are excellent including generous holidays, pension and healthcare scheme. Onsite subsidised restaurant, free parking and daytime hours Monday – Friday with rotating shift pattern of 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm
Organising the export processes from start to finish of order to delivery, ensuring all aspects of the process are compliant with export rules and regulations
Liaising with 3rd party delivery providers and freight forwarders, managing their service provision, commercial efficiency, and ensuring compliance
Managing the entire overseas delivery chain process, adhering to deadlines and timescales and ensuring a high standard of service
Arranging the cubing of trailers to increase efficiency of loading, decreasing financial costs of exporting product
Liaising with the Packing team to ensure items can be packaged safe and secure.
Organising export bookings, sea/air freight management, documentation required to guarantee the product is accepted and ensure all parties involved have the necessary documentation
Liaising with internal and external customers via telephone or email, communicating effectively to ensure all parties understand their role within the process
Co-ordinate import freight logistics with providers to ensure smooth, on time and commercially efficient transport of raw material to factories from overseas.
Freight forwarding or Logistics experience is ESSENTIAL
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Good knowledge of export regulations, understand what is required for compliance to guarantee exports.
Organisation and time management skills to keep all documentation easily accessible
Working knowledge of international customs and incoterms standards
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