Import/ Export Coordinator

  • Location: Halifax
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Consultant: Paul Rowlands
  • Sector: Office Services
  • Salary: £27,000 - £30,000
  • Email: paul@mpeople-recruitment.com
  • Benefits:
  • Posted: 2 months ago

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Import Coordinator to join a thriving organisation based in the Halifax area. This is a newly created role due to company growth and gives the successful candidate the opportunity to progress with the business.

Offering a salary up to £30,000 working Monday to Friday

To be responsible for the day to day operations of all imported/exported goods, ensuring we remain compliant with legislation and that we are able to maintain required service levels, with minimal impact.

To proactively liaise with our internal and external customers / service providers and build strong working relationships.

To be the first point of contact on all import and export queries throughout the business.


  • Responsible for the day to day running of allocated Import/Export trades.
  • Customs declaration information from documents, or other sources into the customs entry system to allow for the build of a valid customs declaration.
  • Facilitate all movement's for import and export procedures.
  • Liaising with internal departments to arrange successful receipt / dispatch of goods.
  • Track and trace customs files.
  • Ensure documentation is sent timely to the customer or broker for customs purposes.
  • Measure, monitor and review performance of allocated trades.
  • Proactively interact with customs authorities to address any issues/questions that may arise before, during or after the clearing process.
  • Keep up to date on all regulatory requirements governing the import/export of goods.
  • Profits to be maximised and highlight areas of concern.
  • Be innovative and look to develop and improve allocated trades.
  • Review supplier performance, suggest and implement change where necessary.
  • Ensure procedures are followed at all times.
  • Updating relevant systems with all import / export correspondence.
  • Make sure company standards are followed.
  • To work with all departments, particularly with projects that are being explored or implemented.


  • Knowledge of importing and exporting goods within and outside of the EU.
  • A solid understanding of customs, entries, clearances, documentation etc.
  • Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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