Coordinator - Import / Export

Advertised on : 03 Aug 2018 | Closing date : 01 Nov 2018

  Job Reference : 10205



Coordinator – Import / Export




£22,858  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.



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 managed aged debt to meet cash flow targets


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 their forwarding agent and supplied to the agreed point of delivery
  • Develop, maintain and improve successful relationships with their customers and suppliers
  • Maintain detailed and accurate logs of any Quality claims, coordinating information between customer and the manufacturer
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to existing work processes
  • Maintain an effective filing system of past and current business transactions


Person Specification: Skills & Experience required

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 and clean UK driving license



  • Import/Export experience
  • Automotive supply chain understanding
  • CIPS or similar qualification would be an advantage in these positions



  • Customer Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organising
  • Making things happen
  • Professional Integrity
  • Learning Agility
  • Continuous improvement & challenge
  • Analysis & Problem Solving








  • Salary: : £22,858 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




Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction


About our client


A Japanese trading company in the automotive industr

Functional Areas : Trading & SCM;Logistics / Shipping Coordinator
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : [England - Midlands]

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