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Senior Import/Export Coordinator (Automotive)

Posted 9 March by Syntech Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Senior Import/Export Coordinator (Automotive)

  • 6-9 month contract
  • Immediate start available
  • c£14 p/h
  • 37 hr week

My client, one of the world’s leading Automotive businesses are seeking a SENIOR level import/export coordinator.

The daily work is related to Import and Export activities moving automotive parts between suppliers and customers on a global basis.

The primary function is to:

  • Manage major accounts, including identifying, proposing and implementing countermeasures for concerns
  • Build and maintain customer and supplier accounts
  • Provide budget data within the monthly sales forecast, giving variance explanations
  • Provide guidance, coaching and support to Coordinator as required

Additionally the role requires active contribution to compiling and achieving the section business plan and related budgets, whilst taking ownership of pricing and profit control for the related area.


Themain responsibilitiesinclude:

Raising quotations, purchaseordersandinvoicesinlinewithcustomerorderrequirements

Confirmallpurchasecosts andsalespricesarecorrectandinline withtherelevant quotations

Dealingwith customerandsupplier querieseffectively

Proactively manageageddebt tomeetcash flowtargets

Provide coverforSectionLeaderroleduringperiods of absence

Otherresponsibilitiesinclude butarenot limited to:

Calculateforward orderstomeetproductionschedulesandaccommodatesupplierand shippinglead times

Ensuregoods areImported/Exported throughcustomsusing companyforwarding agent and Supplied to theagreed point of delivery

Develop,maintainandimprovesuccessfulrelationships with companycustomers andsuppliers

Seek, plananddevelopopportunitiestogrowthebusiness

Maintain an effectivefilingsystemof pastandcurrent businesstransactions

PersonSpecification:Skills&Experience required



Administration experiencewithin Purchasing/Logistics/Sales Co-ordination or asimilarfield


Excellentcommunication(verbal& written) andorganisationskills


Excellent numericalskill

Fully conversant withMicrosoft office(EspeciallyExcel-Intermediate to Advancelevel)



Automotivesupply chainunderstanding.

CIPSorsimilar qualificationwouldbeanadvantagein thisposition.




Planning& Organising




Continuous improvement& challenge

Analysis& ProblemSolving

Suitable candidate must have:

  • Import/Export experience
  • 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 driving license (manual transmission)

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.

Required skills

  • Automotive
  • Export
  • Import
  • Pricing
  • Sales

Reference: 34648469

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