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Import/Export Co-ordinator

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Swindon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/04/2015
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The Company:
Leading Automotive company are seeking to recruit for Import/Export Co-ordinator for a temp to perm role based in Swindon. This is a global network operating in over 20 countries and regions with bases in 54 locations throughout the world. Based on over 40 years of experience they provide product procurement, distribution and logistics services to our clients through our global operation.

The Role:
The opportunity has arisen for suitable applicants to join HTE in the roles of Import/Export Co-ordinators on a temporary to permanent basis.

Daily activity is related to Import and Export activities moving goods between suppliers and customers on a global basis.

The primary function is to:

•Arrange quotations, place orders, manage collections and arrange exports/imports to supply overseas Honda factories from UK/EU manufacturers.
•Ensure part prices are updated and provided to our customers on a regular basis, following supply chain cost movements.

The main responsibilities include:

•Raising quotations, purchase orders and invoices in line with customer order requirements.
•Confirm all purchase costs and sales prices are correct and in line with the relevant quotations.
•Dealing with customer and supplier queries effectively.
•Proactively managed aged debt to meet cash flow targets.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Calculate forward orders to meet production schedules and accommodate supplier and shipping lead times.
•Ensure goods are Imported/Exported through customs using HTE’s forwarding agent and supplied to the agreed point of delivery.
•Develop, maintain and improve successful relationships with HTE customers and suppliers.
•Maintain detailed and accurate logs of any Quality claims, coordinating information between customer and the manufacturer.
•Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to existing work processes.
•Maintain an effective filing system of past and current business transactions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Administration experience within Purchasing/Logistics/Sales Co-ordination or a similar field.
•Excellent customer service skills.
•Excellent communication (verbal & written) and organisation skills.
•High levels of accuracy.
•Excellent numerical skills.
•Fully conversant with Microsoft office (Especially Excel – Intermediate to Advance level).
•Full and clean UK driving license.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Import/Export experience.
•Automotive supply chain understanding.
•CIPS or similar qualification would be an advantage in these positions.


•Customer Focus
•Planning & Organising
•Making things happen
•Professional Integrity
• Learning Agility
• Continuous improvement & challenge
• Analysis & Problem Solving
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