Import & Export Logistics Specialist

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22 days ago

Import & Export Logistics Specialist

Location: Cheltenham

Duration: 12 months with a view to be made permanent

Rate: £16.50 - £18 per hour PAYE

Hours: 37 per week, with flexible working hours

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Our client the world leader in providing aircraft engines, systems and avionics is currently looking for an experienced Import & Export Logistics Specialist to join their team in Cheltenham. Initially the contact will be for 12 months with a view to be made permanent.

Role summary:

The Import & Export Logistics Specialist is responsible for overseeing the import of materials for production onto site and export of products out to customers. Reporting to the Logistics Compliance Leader.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the import / export country compliance processes
  • Work closely with operations teams to develop processes to assure compliance with all country requirements
  • Responsible for implementing processes consistent with local regulations and will be responsible operationally for driving adherence to each process
  • Raising of monthly HMRC reports
  • Responsible for integrating compliance into the working processes, working closely with portfolio specialists
  • Awareness of operational metrics to assure compliance with all import / export procedures
  • Prepare / maintain reporting of current status/progress of all import / export activity to operational teams
  • Handle all import and export tasks, including import clearance instructions, customs entries and HMRC
  • Prepare and verify shipping documentation and arrange and monitor transportation
  • Responsible for any other administrative duties and customer service as needed
  • Attend and support team daily operating rhythms with departmental concerns and present performance when required.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in an import/export or logistics role would be highly advantageous however if you have administrative experience within a manufacturing environment, we would be very interested in hearing from you
  • Confident and capable of working to deadlines
  • Ability to undertake basic calculations (ie. VAT and duty)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interested in process simplification
  • Logistics administration
  • Strong excel skills

If you are interested, then please don't delay and apply direct today!

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