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Export Co-ordinator

  • £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 02/11/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V40102932

Job Details

FANTASTIC NEW OPPORTUNITY – Export Co-ordinator, Birmingham, Up to £28,000 p/a

Sheridan Maine are delighted to be working with a leading, independent freight and logistics enterprise just outside of Birmingham’s city centre. This company are striving to build a great place to work and dynamic team, where people are challenged to do their best work, and where everyone can make a difference. They regularly looking to endorse key business values and champion diversity and inclusion. They are looking for an Export Co-ordinator to join the operation.

The Role
Reporting to the Directors, you’ll strive to ensure that the export function runs accurately & smoothly. You will be responsible for dealing with Export clients (both National & International), Logistics & Shipping companies and other stakeholders ensuring effective and influential working relationships are maintained at all times. Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Receiving export orders, liaising with customers, answering order queries, providing purchase orders and delivery timescales.
  • Preparing paperwork for export documentation eg., Sales Contract, Load List, Container Photos, VGM, Packing List & Commercial Invoices.
  • Check availability of products to load once shipping period is agreed.
  • Send shipping advice to customer and request customer requirements.
  • Confident in delivering excellent customer service and in negotiation with shipping carriers.

The Person
The successful candidate will have to possess a strong work ethic and positive communicator, with this role being full-time office based and 8.45am-6pm Monday-Friday. Other essential requirements include:
  • Proficient with MS Excel
  • Experience in a freight or logistics company and a solid understanding of key export principles and processes
  • Strong problem-solving skills, proactive attitude towards identifying risks/issues and seeking solutions.
  • Seeks opportunities for organisational improvement
  • Confident in delivering excellent customer service and in negotiation with shipping carriers.

Benefits for this role include a company mobile phone, an extremely competitive salary with discretional bonus and free parking. Don’t hesitate to apply to find out more!