Import/Export Co-ordinator

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Taunton, Somerset | Ref: BBBH32108

Negotiable

Role Title

Import & Export Co-Ordinator

Location

Somerset (Taunton)

Role Profile

This role will handle all Import & Export activities for our Organic wholesale client being responsible for producing all certification & documentation to get product in & out of the UK.

This is a critical role for the business that's requires a great deal of care, attention & patience as the process for shipping organic goods / fair trade can be complex. You will work independently liaising with other teams to bring goods in from the Far East, Africa, America & South America with a focus on having as little an impact on the environment as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Arrange shipments from all over the world ensuring product arrives to the businesses standards
  • Ensure all documentation & certification is in place for product to cross borders
  • Ensure all product is Organ &/or Fair Trade certified
  • Negotiate rates ensuring you get the best deals & service levels
  • Liaise with relevant people to ensure shipments are made on time

Requirements

  • Prior experience in an Import/Export role
  • You will naturally care for doing things the right way, caring where your products come from & how they have been sourced
  • IT literate
  • Excellent attention to detail & organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skill with the confidence to pick up the phone and call people on a regular basis
  • You will have a proactive approach to work with the ability to multi take and take care of issues

Client information

My client is a organic trading company based in the UK shipping products from all over the world.

Remuneration
Competitive salary, DOE

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