Import / Export Coordinator - SAP - Brexit Temp Contract

Competitive Salary + Benefits Package (Pro Rata)
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Import / Export Coordinator - SAP - Brexit Temp Contract
Wilmslow, SK9 
Competitive Salary + Benefits Package (Pro Rata)

Temporary Contract

Excellent opportunity for a Import / Export Coordinator to join a global leader to support the Supply Chain teams in UK & Ireland after Brexit. The role-holder will coordinate all international air, sea and land freight transactions within UK/Ireland resulting from a Brexit. 

The Import / Export Coordinator will be part of a supply chain team and will be responsible for providing accurate delivery information for purchase orders that require customs clearance to the Supply Chain teams in UKI.

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.


+ Coordinate international air, sea and land freight transactions resulting from Brexit
+ Assist supply chain teams preparing Import/Export documentation for intercompany movements including but not limited to Letters of Credit, Shipping Letter of Instruction, invoices and packing lists
+ Apply harmonised codes and import/export licensing as required
+ Maintain the shipping records, including providing tracking or shipping history information on request 
+ Interface with brokers and freight forwarders to obtain compliance with company requirements
+ Coordinate with internal departments to ensure shipments are consistent with customer requirements, to support the timely delivery and to communicate to the field regarding order requests
+ Prepare shipping paperwork as well as completes shipping transaction in SAP (and other systems if required)
+ Proactively resolve and escalates delivery issues to appropriate personnel


+ Customs agents in UK/I
+ Suppliers (Sales/Customer Service and Planning/Supply Chain)
+ International Trade Compliance Manager
+ Commercial Manager (Product Management & Sales)
+ Product Manager assistant
+ Customer Care (Commercial)
+ Logistics (Operations or Supply Chain)
+ Operations (company sites)
+ Third Party Warehouses
+ Supply Chain planners in other locations
+ Supply chain manager
+ Sales (Commercial)

Required Candidate Profile:

+ SAP experience, MS Excel experience or ability to learn
+ Fluent in English, Second European language is a plus
+ Working experience in planning, transport, customer service is a plus
+ Retail or Chemical experience advantageous
+ Analysing skills
+ Communication skills
+ Organisation sensitivity
+ Able to change and adjust in a fast moving environment
+ Ability to deal with ambiguous situations

What we offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday including bank holidays
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Life insurance option
+ Discounted Childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Free Parking

We have a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s #1 at what we do. Let’s Talk!

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Graduate Inventory Assistant, Inventory Coordinator, Junior Stock and Inventory Planner, Inventory Analyst, Inventory & Stock Planner, Stock Controller, Supply Chain Graduate, Supply Chain Planner Assistant, Supply Chain Planning Assistant.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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