Despatch Coordinator

JOB ID: DESPATCH-01


Closing date for applications: 31st January 2018


General Description:
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.

Reports to: 
Section Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Raising pro-forma 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.

Skills and Experience 
• Must be able to work independently, take initiative, be comfortable in a hands-on role, and 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 SAP

Essential: 
• 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

Working hours: Monday to Thursday, 7.30am until 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am until 13.30pm. 

Job Type: Full-time


To Apply: Please send a copy of your CV and a letter/email of application by clicking here.  (If you would prefer to post a copy to us, our postal address is available by clicking here.)


 

 

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