Food Import Coordinator

Posted 8 November by JAC Recruitment (UK) Ltd
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Food Import Coordinator


£25,000 ~£30,000 per annum

Job Profile

Leading Oriental food company based in North London is seeking for Import Coordinator

Main Responsibilities

  • Check shipping line freight rates monthly, negotiating competitive prices and also verifying correct rates with each container.
  • Obtain and check necessary shipping documents from suppliers for forthcoming purchase orders.
  • Provide shipping documents to forwarders, no later than 2 weeks before ETA.
  • Receive container schedule from forwarders, update SAP and a shared file accordingly.
  • Update SAP with accurate shipping details such as quantity loaded and BBD.
  • Get the bills of exchange signed by directors and send them back to the bank
  • Issue Cost Work Sheet
  • Input landed cost and AP invoice into SAP
  • Report to buyers if extra charges have occurred, such as rent or exam fee.
  • File the paperwork (purchase orders, shipping documents, delivery notes, etc)
  • File and save import documents
  • Apply rice and flour licence.
  • Raise payment request forms for each PO.
  • Post samples to suppliers.
  • Support buyers for various issues.
  • Ad hoc tasks

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferred, but not necessary
  • Excel, Word, SAP.
  • Native or fluent in English, plus Japanese, Korean, Chinese, or Vietnamese is an advantage.
  • Experience in shipping lines or forwarding agencies is an advantage.
  • Work experience in Importing & Exporting is an advantage
  • Work experience in HMRC, Port Health, is an advantage.


North London

Required skills

  • SAP

Reference: 39329731

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