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Import/Export Co-ordinator

Posted 26 January by Archers Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

The Roles

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

Daily activity is related to Import and Export activities between our 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 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 The Companies forwarding agent and supplied to the agreed point of delivery.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve successful relationships with 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.

Person Specification: Skills & Experience required

Must have:

  • 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.


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


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

This role is temporary ongoing.

Reference: 34327807

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