Senior Co-ordinator - Export

Advertised on : 29 Mar 2018 | Closing date : 27 Jun 2018

  Job Reference : 09944



Senior Coordinator – Export (Japanese Speaking)

VISA support considered!




£27,526+ 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 (Export Section).



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:

  • 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



  • Automotive supply chain understanding.
  • Import/Export experience.
  • CIPS or similar qualification would be an advantage in this position








  • 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




Sponsorship considered


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 27526.00

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