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Senior Import Coordinator

About this role:

Key responsibilities and tasks

Assist other coordinators to ensure smaller customers are fully handled correctly

•Assisting senior members of staff with customer KPI reporting where required

•Familiarisation of company procedures as detailed in Staff Handbook

•To be familiar with the Corporate ISO/Quality Procedures, specifically the customer specific process’s

•Have the necessary level of training on IT systems

•On the job training to enable career development

•Maintain H&S awareness and security of your own work area in line with dept. and corporate procedures

•Thorough knowledge of local and corporate ISO/Quality Procedures, specifically customer specific process’s

•Effective liaison with other departments

•Ensure company financial regulations are followed and that the correct paperwork (sales, COD, or immediate payment invoices) are raised as necessary.

•Ensure all distribution / warehouse related matters are carried out in accordance with the import / export procedures.

Support junior members of the team in their learning and development

•Ensure all queries are acted upon immediately.

•The required level of system and computer training

Be aware of the Company Security policy

Essential Criteria

Financial Awareness

Ability to read and understand Air freight tariff

Team Player

Proven experience of using database/ systems

Experience of working in a busy environment

Experience of providing excellent customer services

Ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of contexts both verbally and in writing

Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team

Proven IT skills i.e. MS packages word and excel

Attention to detail

Proven ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines

Ability to work on own initiative Problem solving skills

Flexible approach to working practices

Positive attitude

Willingness to undertake further self-development Reliable good attendance record


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