Import & Export Co-Ordinator

  • Job Reference: 200620181024
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Archers Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £11.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Commercial
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for suitable applicant to join our company in the role of Import/Export Co-ordinator on a temporary ongoing basis.

Daily activity is related to Import and Export activities between our suppliers and customers on a global basis.

The primary:

  • 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


  • 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 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

Personal development

Future potential progression opportunities and/or cross functional development based on demonstrable performance.