A rare and exciting opportunity for a candidate well-versed in international freight transactions to join the Supply Chain team of this industry leader. A competitive salary, benefits package and career development await.
Import & Export Coordinator – Shipping / Distribution | European Leader
Chertsey, Surrey, £28,500 + Company Benefits
Who we are:
Part of a $9 billion specialty products and chemicals brand we are the European leader with over 50 years of excellence, innovation and expertise in the sales and application development of thermoplastic polymers and elastomers.
The Import & Export Coordinator Role:
A rare and exciting opportunity to join the Supply Chain team in Distrupol at a time of growth and change. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role will be responsible for coordinating inbound and outbound freight in line with post-Brexit legislation to ensure the seamless flow of goods in and out of the UK.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
+ Coordinates international air, sea and land freight transactions
+ Assist supply chain teams preparing Import/Export documentation for intercompany movements including but not limited to Letters of Credit, Shipping Letter of Instruction, invoices and packing lists
+ Works with material suppliers to facilitate frictionless border crossings of materials
+ Applies harmonized codes and import/export licensing as required
+ Maintains the shipping records, including providing tracking or shipping history information on request
+ Interfaces with brokers and freight forwarders to obtain compliance with company requirements
+ Works with local customs agents as required
+ Coordinate with internal departments to ensure shipments are consistent with customer requirements, to support the timely delivery and to communicate to the field regarding order requests
+ Prepares Shipping paperwork as well as completes shipping transactions in SAGE (and other systems if required)
+ Ensures all Master data is up-to-date and accurate in SAGE
We Are Looking For
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in international freight transactions in a fast-paced, commercial environment. A highly analytical individual with strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate effectively across different levels of the business. Strong PC skills and Microsoft Office systems experience is essential.
What we offer in return:
+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking
It's an exciting time to join the team. We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.