Import & Export Coordinator

  • £25,000 - £28,000
  • Permanent
  • Surrey
  • Ref: BH-6152

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My client is a renowned FMCG company and is seeking a recent entry-level graduate who is hungry to kick-start their logistics career!

The client in question is a prestigious market leader located in Surrey, offering the opportunity for someone to grow and develop within the imports/exports space.

In addition to the base salary is the offer of hybrid working on a 3-in – 2-home basis, as well as flexible working hours.

The ideal candidate will be a committed individual with an eye for detail, good communication, and the ability to work independently. A willingness to learn and adapt will also be essential as the role will expanded in time to incorporate greater responsibilities.

Hands-on training on internal systems and industry knowledge will be provided, the candidate expected to progress at a steady pace.

The ideal candidate will be actively looking to establish a foothold within the industry and be on-board for the long haul.

Non-graduates with prior logistics experience, particularly in import and/or export operations, would also be welcome. (Experience with road freight will also be beneficial).

Job responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring any documentation is compliant with current regulations
  • Coordinating responses and resolving issues relating to customs clearance
  • Tracking shipments in progress and reporting supply issues
  • Ensuring documentation and freight costs conform to agreed terms.
  • Producing import documentation to ensure the smooth transportation of freight across borders.
  • Establishing communication links between transport and supply to ensure smooth arrival and delivery of goods.

Skills and experience:

  • Exemplary attention to detail
  • Drive and motivation
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Understanding of current import and export controls is useful but not necessary.
  • Logistics experience is also welcome but not essential.

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