The role will require an individual to have previous experience in UK import and Export procedures and customs. Someone who is self-motivated, Team Player also capable of working alone against tight delivery schedules working for an ever growing busy manufacturing company.
Raising proforma Invoices
Arranging delivery via courier
Arranging delivery via air & sea freight
Responsible for all carrier bookings and communication.
Preparation of all necessary export documentation ensuring compliance with local and overseas regulations including interface with the Chamber of Commerce and associated bodies.
Coordinate all aspects of the Logistics, Import and Export shipping operation to ensure timely and accurate dispatch of customer orders
Producing Commercial Invoice, packing list & certificates of origin
Dealing with letters of credit
Dealing with customers via email and telephone
Liaising with accounts to check customer's payment terms.Attributes:
Must be able to work independently, take initiative, be comfortable in a hands-on role, and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Possess strong organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workload while dealing with multiple tasks efficiently and with limited supervision. Must understand the critical importance of accuracy when completing documentation.
Understands legal and regulatory requirements for importing / exporting of goods for the UK.
Clear communication skills both verbal and written
Experience of using SAPEssential
Recent and relevant office based experience in Export, Logistics, Shipping, Freight Forwarding and/ or Haulage.
Able to pick skills up quickly in a busy environment