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Import Export Coordinator


Job ID: 5751414

Stafford, Staffordshire, England
£24k - 26k per year

Job Type: Full Time


Import Export Coordinator

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Import Export Coordinator to help out within their Global Trade team based in Stafford.


Monday to Thursday 7.30am – 4.30pm, 3pm finish on Friday 


£24,000 to £26,000 annum

Key Accountabilities:

  • Overseeing day to day operations within the Global Trade Team to ensure timely dispatch of shipments and accuracy of the documents
  • Ensuring compliance with up to date legislative and customs requirements
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders such as sales, aftersales, logistics and finance
  • Liaising with carriers and freight agents to obtain sea/road/air freight quotes and booking shipments using the correct incoterms
  • Preparing import clearing instructions for customs brokers, dealing with customs queries and checking import entry to ensure duty & taxes are paid correctly
  • Ensuring proof of export is obtained in a timely manner for customs audit purposes
  • Checking and releasing invoices for both freight cost and customs fees to the accounts department
  • Disputing discrepancies with carriers and freight agents for refund / credit note
  • Making claims with carriers for loss or damage during transit
  • Arranging shipments under Inward Processing Relief
  • Assisting with Chamber of Commerce documents such as ATR, EUR1 and Certificate of Origin
  • Filling POA and LOA when required

What you’ll need:

  • Experience in global freight, trade compliance and customs formalities preferred but not essential
  • Experience in brokerage with fast parcel operators (DHL, UPS or Fedex) preferred
  • Strong communicator, with a good telephone manner and customers service skills
  • Microsoft Office knowledge is beneficial
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a busy team
  • Willing to train for further qualifications where appropriate


  • 33 days annual leave per year
  • Hybrid Working - 2 days at home, 3 days in office
  • Early Friday finish (3pm)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program entitling you to free financial and wellbeing advice, plus up to six free counselling sessions per year
  • Health Cash Plan to reclaim the costs of dental, optical, podiatry and other medical appointments
  • Life cover
  • NEST pension scheme
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Celebration of seasonal and life events


Interested? Call Meg on 01782 712230 or email MegW@kpir.co.uk  



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