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Export Coordinator

  • Job reference: 922661
  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: GBP25000 - GBP35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Import/Export Coordinators, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 21/11/2018

Key responsibilities

  • Responds to quote requests & bookings from customers (internal & external)
  • Arranges transport in accordance with current agreement (eg. Agency agreements / Sub Contractors)
  • Produces associated document eg. collection notes, manifests etc.
  • Liases with shipper / consignee or nominated contact to ensure all transportation details are correct.
  • To liase with customers and grow an understanding of customers business needs & markets.
  • Ensure up to date knowledge of legislative requirments.
  • Deals with ongoing queries and provides up to date information to the customer in respect of transported goods.
  • Communicates with our overseas depots and forms a good working relationship with partners.
  • Ensure current systems are updated and accurate.
  • Maintains efficient filing and records.
  • Ensures accurate completion of paperwork.
  • Arranges export clearance if required.

Specialist duties - Exports

  • To plan the route for goods delivery.
  • Ensures trailers are full and maximise profits from export departures.
  • Ensures trailers depart and arrive on time.
  • Ensures financial check of files in time for month end.
  • This list is not exhaustive and you may be asked to carry out other activities within your capabilities.

Skills, Qualifications and Education requirements.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • GCSE in Maths & English.
  • Good communication & customer service skills.
  • Some experience from similar environment preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure & cope within high volume peaks.
  • Good team player with ability to work on individual tasks.
  • Ambitious with a view to progress within the company.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.