Japanese Speaking Senior Co-ordinator - Import / Export

  
Advertised on : 05 Oct 2017 | Closing date : 03 Jan 2018

  Job Reference : 09623


Title 

 

Senior Import/Export Coordinator (Japanese Speaking)

 

Salary

 

£27,500+ per annum

 

Job profile

 

A Japanese trading company is looking for someone that can handle import & export activities between their suppliers and customers on a global level.

 

 

Main roles

 

·         Manage major accounts, including identifying, proposing and implementing countermeasures for concerns

·         Build and maintain our customer and supplier accounts

·         Provide budget data within the monthly sales forecast, giving variance explanations

·         Provide guidance, coaching and support to Coordinator as required

 

Additionally the role requires active contribution to compiling and achieving the section business plan and related budgets, whilst taking ownership of pricing and profit control for the related area.

Main responsibilities

The main responsibilities include:

 

  • Raising quotations, purchase orders and invoices in line with customer order requirements
  • Confirm all purchase costs and sales prices are correct and in line with the relevant quotations
  • Dealing with customer and supplier queries effectively
  • Proactively manage aged debt to meet cash flow targets
  • Provide cover for Section Leader role during periods of absence

 

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Calculate forward orders to meet production schedules and accommodate supplier and shipping lead times
  • Ensure goods are Imported/Exported through customs using company’s forwarding agent and supplied to the agreed point of delivery
  • Develop, maintain and improve successful relationships with company customers and suppliers
  • Seek, plan and develop opportunities to grow the business
  • Maintain an effective filing system of past and current business transactions

 

Who we are looking for

 

Must have:

  • Fluent Japanese Communication (Verbal and written)
  • Graduate level qualification
  • Import/Export experience.
  • Administration experience within Purchasing/Logistics/Sales Co-ordination or a similar field
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and organisation skills
  • High levels of accuracy
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft office (Especially Excel – Intermediate to Advance level)
  • Full driving license (manual transmission)
  • Ability to travel without restriction

 

Desirable:

  • Automotive supply chain understanding.

 

Location

 

Swindon

 

Benefits

 

  • Salary: £27,500 pa with the potential for further progression for exceptional candidates, plus benefits as outlined below
  • 37 hours per week with additional flexibility according to business requirements

·         Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (with generous contribution from the company) including life insurance cover

·         25 days annual holiday (plus statutory bank holidays)

·         Potential to accrue additional holiday when circumstances permit

·         Child care voucher scheme

·         New Car Lease Scheme with preferential terms (after successful completion of probation period)

·         Private Medical Insurance for associate and immediate family (after successful completion of probation period)

·         Premium membership to National Health & Fitness Club (after successful completion of probation period)

·         Opportunity to purchase Company products at attractively discounted prices

Starting date

 

As soon as possible

 

Visa

 

Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction

 

About our client

 

A Japanese trading company in the automotive industry

 

Functional Areas : Engineering & Manufacturing;Automotive
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : [England - Midlands]
Salary Description : GBP 27.5K

   
 
 
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