Import Coordinator

Import Coordinator – Heathrow – £30,000 to £32,000 per annum (DOE)

Import Coordinator – Heathrow – Package Overview

  • Basic Salary £30,000 to £32,000 per Annum (Depending on experience, qualifications, negotiable)
  • Full-time, permanent
  • Hours of work- Monday to Friday – 08:30 to 17:00
  • 28 days holiday (including bank)
  • Excellent progression and training opportunities
  • Parking on site, Pension

Import Coordinator – Heathrow – Company Overview

  • Our Client is part of a well-established logistics group, they have been trading for over 35 years.
  • This company are continuing to grow at an impressive rate due to their excellent reputation
  • They are looking to bring in a dynamic Import Coordinator to facilitate the movement of freight into the country in accordance with organizational policy and procedure.
  • This is a great company to work for and you will be given support, training and a realistic work load to ensure that you can carry out your role efficiently and effectively whist achieving job satisfaction.

Import Coordinator – Heathrow – Roles and Responsibilities

  • Documentation and Records: Prepare and review import documentation, including airwaybills, invoices, import permits, certificates of origin, and other required paperwork; maintain organized and accurate records of all import-related documents for auditing and compliance purposes.
  • Customs Clearance: Coordinate with customs authorities to ensure the timely clearance of imported goods; Submit required customs declarations and paperwork to facilitate the release of shipments from customs custody.
  • Compliance: Stay updated on import regulations, tariffs, and trade agreements to ensure compliance with local and international import laws; verify that imported goods meet all safety, quality, and regulatory standards.
  • Communication: Liaise all stakeholders to coordinate the smooth movement of imported goods; communicate any delays, issues, or discrepancies to relevant parties and work to resolve them promptly.
  • Duties and Taxes: Calculate and track import duties, taxes, and fees payable on imported goods; Ensure accurate and timely payment of customs duties and taxes to avoid delays or penalties.

Import Coordinator – Heathrow – Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in air import operations or international logistics.
  • Knowledge of perishable goods export procedures and regulations is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of customs regulations, export documentation, and international shipping procedures.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational abilities.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software and applications.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.


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Industry Key Words: Imports, Import, Airfreight, Road Freight, Customs, CDS, Heathrow

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