Export Shipping & Logistics Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 8936946
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2018
  • Location: Keighley, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Admin, Secretarial & PA, Sales, Other
  • Language(s): Italian, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Gujarti, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Ukranian, Welsh
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

Our client is successful manufacturing and design company, exporting a fantastic range or products across the globe.

In order to organise, coordinate and manage their export sales shipments, they wish to recruit an Export Shipping & Logistics Coordinator. The job will be to achieve 100% VAT and HMRC full export compliance and include the following responsibilities:

  • Running weekly export reports.
  • Gathering proof of export by checking hauliers’ websites and Netsuite.
  • Checking proof of export to ensure business compliance with export requirements
  • Creating and implementing a haulier’s booking form for orders going outside of the UK
  • Arranging freight and export/despatch paperwork for orders outside the UK
  • Liaising with Despatch for any information required in order to gather proof of export.
  • Liaising with Account Managers for any missing paperwork required from customers whose shipping method is collection.
  • Analysing reports data and identifying trends for export measures.
  • Assisting the Head of Service Excellence in the implementation of export procedures
  • Assisting the purchasing department with logistic matters
  • Assisting despatch in booking freight, handling queries, recording data
  • Deliver internal training on Export compliance to internal staff


  • Fluency in English is essential AND ideally 1 other language (such as German, French, Italian, Spanish but all languages considered)
  • Strong experience in an export environment
  • Vast knowledge of export and customs (commodity codes, export formalities, export compliance)
  • Fully trained on latest version of Incoterms
  • Good IT skills - Excel / Word
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Confident and presentable
  • Personable, positive and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a timely manner
  • Excellent attention to detail

To be considered for this excellent opportunity as an Export Shipping & Logistics Coordinator please send your CV to us.

Contact: Jonathan Grimes