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Import Coordinator

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2568_1608134888

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-16

Import Coordinator

Butler Ross are on the lookout for a proficient Import Coordinator to join a leading manufacturing company in Stafford. This role will be to help navigate Brexit, and to work continuously in leading Imports for all products into the business moving forward. Ideally needing someone who can start as soon as possible.

Candidates will have experience within Import and Export, as Import Administrator, Import Coordinator, Export Administrator or Export Coordinator.

Role responsibilities of the Import Coordinator:

  • Be the main port of contact for all import matters, advising the supply chain team accordingly.
  • Liaise with Import Customs Broker, External Suppliers, internal manufacturing plants, and UK sister companies to ensure proactive resolution of all operational and service issues, as well as ensuring all information, reports and records are maintained.
  • Keep import records up to date.
  • Liaise with Finance in relation to clearing all shipments.
  • Create and maintain database required to guide the Import Customs Broker on HS codes, tariffs, vendor records, EORI, VAT number, Country of Origin etc.
  • Manage charges and cargo release details from agents, airlines and shipping lines.
  • Optimize routes and identify carriers offering better / alternative routes.
  • Update and maintain customer delivery schedules.
  • Tracking shipments and updating relevant teams on progress.
  • Certificate submissions for relevant governing bodies, ensuring timely retrieval for audits.
  • Proactively communicate issues, delays, and risks to the UK Supply Chain Team.
  • Collaborate with the Customer Service, Commercial, Import Customs Broker, and 3PLs.
  • Support the implementation of enhancing tools & best practices.

Person Specification of the Import Coordinator:

  • 2-3 years' experience in a similar role.Previous manufacturing industry experience.
  • Import and/or Export experience.
  • Customs clearance.
  • Proficiency in Customs entries document requirements.
  • Competent skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word are essential
  • Experience in using SAP.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence in a multidisciplinary environment.

Salary

Up to £24,000

Candidates will have experience within Import and Export, as Import Administrator, Import Coordinator, Export Administrator or Export Coordinator.

Should you not hear anything from us regarding your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful! Please don't get disheartened and please keep checking the Butler Ross website for any other opportunities. All our live jobs are listed on our website.