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Despatch Coordinator

Posted 4 January by Workforce Ended


We are currently recruiting for a well-established manufacturing company based in Redditch who are looking to expand their despatch team. We are looking for someone who has previous experience in UK import and Export procedures and customs. This candidate needs to be self-motivated and a real team player.

Day to day duties will include the following:
. Raising proforma invoices
. Arranging delivery via courier
. Arranging delivery via air and sea freight
. Responsible for all carrier bookings and communications
. 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
. Dealing with letters of credit
. Dealing with customers via email and telephone
. Liaising with accounts to check customer's payment terms
As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
. 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
. Recent relevant office based experience in Export, Logistics, Shipping, Freight Forwarding and/or Haulage
. Experience using SAP
. Understands legal and regulatory requirements for importing / exporting of goods for the UK
. Clear communication skills

Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

Reference: 34142421

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