Import Coordinator

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    Sarah Cox

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    02380 002 315

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    7 months ago

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Solsbury Solutions are delighted to be working with one of the UK’s largest freight forwarding companies.
Our client are a global supply chain and logistics company, and have been a significant force in the industry for over 50 years.
Due to continued growth our client is looking for an Import Coordinator to join their team. This will be a full time, permanent role.
The ideal candidate will be a proactive, enthusiastic, well organised individual with administrative and import experience.
Your role as an Import Coordinator will include:
  • Ensuring you are managing all aspects of the import process
  • Completing the custom procedures with total accuracy ensuring that deadlines are met both internally and those defined by customs
  • Obtaining and communicating internally and externally all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
  • Managing customer issues and the ability to deal with minor issues, disputes, or complaints
  • Ensuring documentation is up to date, loaded correctly and make Team Leaders aware of any issues that may arise
  • Attend customer meetings and identifying areas and services the client can sell to their existing clients
  • Proactively actioning duties daily and supporting the team during times of absence or holidays
  • Assist with staff training and share knowledge with the team
  • Working effectively to meet tight deadlines
  • Work well within the team and continually improve processes
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department
To be considered for this role you must have:
  • GCSE Maths and English Level 4 (Grade C) and above
  • Excellent communication skills, spoken and written
  • Ability to build good working relationships with colleagues and our client’s customers
  • Adequate knowledge of CNS, Destin8, CHIEF, Datafreight and/or Ricardo
  • A good understanding of the terms and endorsements of BOL’s
  • Aware of how LIMA works and how SCM operate
  • Good working knowledge of Home Use/CFSP/Warehousing/Bonds/T1’s/NCTS
  • Understanding of incoterms and associated freight rate calculations
  • Understanding of profiles and rates
  • Excellent attention to detail and helpful nature
  • Strong PC literacy including Word and Excel
  • £21,000- £28,000 dependant on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in Service scheme, 3x salary increasing to 6x salary if you join the pension scheme
  • Access to EAP scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Range of voluntary benefits
For more information on this role and to apply, please contact Sarah at the Eastleigh office or apply directly here.  
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