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Katie Holmes


Import Coordinator

£28,000 - £32,000 p/a


Chelmsford, Essex

A client of ours in the Chelmsford area are recruiting an Import Coordinator to join their team. This is a full-time position working Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm and paying between £28,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience.

Working within the Asia department, your key duties in this Import Coordinator role will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all aspects of the import process, including import customs entries.
  • Obtain and communicate all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
  • Liaise between suppliers, forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information.
  • Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments.
  • Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met.
  • Taking control of the delivery arrangement process, including working with overseas agents to arrange new bookings.
  • Ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions.
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures.
  • Any other duties as required by management.

Skills and Experience required to be considered for this role:

  • Strong knowledge and literacy with Microsoft Excel.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ocean import experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Logistics distribution and supply chain experience essential.

Some great benefits to working for this company include:

  • Hybrid working (after induction)
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 with service.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Health cash plan
  • Discounted health membership
  • Life assurance

If you feel like you meet the above criteria & would like to be considered for this Import Coordinator position, please apply with your CV and contact Katie at Prime Appointments for a confidential chat.

Date: 9th February 2024

Job ref: KH00091052_1707468589