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Import and Export Coordinator

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    £24000 - £28000 per annum

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    21 days ago

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Import and Export Coordinator Chelsea

Our client an accessories company based in Chelsea has an exciting opportunity for an Import and Export Coordinator to join their growing Production Team. This is a hands-on role, carrying out all required administration and liaising with freight forwarders as well as internal departments to deliver first class customer service.

Responsibilities of Import and Export Coordinator:

  • Managing the shipping of wholesale and ecommerce customer orders to designated territories worldwide via air, road and sea freight.
  • Arranging for all shipments to be put correctly through the inhouse system and dispatch with correct documentation.
  • Ensuring the Company is compliant with Brexit regulations and keeping up do date with all changes in legislation, ensuring that all correct tariff codes are used.
  • Monitoring shipping costs to ensure that company minimizes expenditure
  • Obtaining quotations and arranging collections with freight forwarders
  • Completing required documentation to assist goods whilst in transit ensuring customer orders reach final destination in time
  • Raising and checking invoices
  • Pro-actively liaising with colleagues and external customers on shipment details, dispatch notes and last- minute enquiries

Essential Requirements:

  • At least 2 years' experience in a hands-on Export/Import role for a global business with Head Office in London
  • Experience in Importing from China to the UK and exporting to Europe and USA using correct codes and required customs documentation
  • Excellent understanding of Brexit Shipping regulations, UK and international procedures for exporting/importing
  • Worked in a standalone shipping role with accountability for importing and exporting goods to correct standards and deadlines
  • Degree educated or similar qualification, ideally in related subject
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work unsupervised to meet deadline
  • Team player with a customer centric approach to colleagues and clients
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Logical thinker, attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Very good Ms Office skills and experience in using a bespoke in- house systems

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