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Import/Export Coordinator

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  • Stafford, Staffordshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Import / export,
  • 6815
  • 02/05/2024
Job description

Job Title: Import/ Export Coordinator    

Salary: £27,040

Location: Staffordshire  

Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7.30am - 4.30pm/ Friday: 7.30am - 3pm

The role:

We are currently representing a fantastic global solutions provider based in the heart of Staffordshire who are seeking an experienced and passionate Import/ Export Coordinator to join their team.

As the Import/ Export Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing freight on a global basis with more emphasise on road freight. You will be knowledgeable on Incoterms and HS codes, be experienced in global freight and have the experience in brokerage and dealing with fast parcel companies such as DHL and FedEx.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a Global organisation who have been established for 15 years in their field. You will be fully supported and encouraged to progress as you develop your career.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Overseeing day to day operations within the Global Trade Team to ensure timely dispatch of shipments and accuracy of the documents

Ensuring compliance with up to date legislative and customs requirements

Liaising with internal stakeholders such as sales, aftersales, logistics and finance

Liaising with carriers and freight agents to obtain sea/road/air freight quotes and booking shipments using the correct incoterms

Preparing import clearing instructions for customs brokers, dealing with customs queries and checking import entry to ensure duty & taxes are paid correctly

Ensuring proof of export is obtained in a timely manner for customs audit purposes

Checking and releasing invoices for both freight cost and customs fees to the accounts department.

Disputing discrepancies with carriers and freight agents for refund / credit note

Making claims with carriers for loss or damage during transit

Arranging shipments under Inward Processing Relief

Assisting with Chamber of Commerce documents such as ATR, EUR1 and Certificate of Origin

Filling POA and LOA when required

Skills and experience sought:

      Experience in global freight, trade compliance and customs formalities is essential

Understanding of Incoterms and HS codes

Experience in brokerage with fast parcel operators (DHL, UPS or Fedex) preferred

Effective communicator, with a good telephone manner and customers service skills

Microsoft Office knowledge is beneficial

Ability to work both independently and as part of a busy team

Willing to train for further qualifications where appropriate

 

Personal Qualities

Excellent communication skills

Ability to speak French or German (Desirable)

Technical understanding

Team player

 

Benefits:

33 days annual leave per year

Hybrid Working Policy - 2 days at home, 3 days in office

Early Friday finish to kick your weekend off early

Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

Employee Assistance Program entitling you to free financial and wellbeing advice, plus up to six free counselling sessions per year

Health Cash Plan to reclaim the costs of dental, optical, podiatry and other medical appointments

Life cover

NEST pension

Free tea and coffee

Celebration of seasonal and life events

 

Closing date: 2/4/2024

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Sammy.perkins@hawk-3.com By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

 

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy