Export Despatch Coordinator

  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 23000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport Admin
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

Founded over 100 years ago, my client is a global market leader in the design and manufacture of vehicle windows, vehicle sun blinds and telescopic slides etc and has built a strong reputation for its design, technical support and engineering expertise.

My client is now looking for an Export Despatch Coordinator to join their fast paced, fun and friendly team!


  • Location: Aston

  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000

  • Hours of work: 8-30 to 4-30 Mon - Thurs, 8-30- 1-30 Fri. 30mins lunch break Mon-Thurs only

  • Would be expected to work additional hours the last Friday of our financial month due to volume of despatches needed to meet sales targets

Key Responsibilities:

  • Book transport to deadlines for clients globally

  • Once fully trained, to have full responsibility for all export despatches and transport booking

  • Use customer web portals to create shipping orders, ASN's and barcode labels

  • Use carrier web portals and liaise with customers own logistics teams

  • Create despatch notes and invoices for export purposes and any related export documents required.

  • Greet drivers and co-ordinate with the packing team to ensure the correct cargo is loaded

  • Work with the production Manager and the team leaders to check that parts are available at the required despatch date and update the Sales Admin team of any potential issues

  • Regular checking of the despatch area to ensure that any available goods are booked out in a timely manner

  • Work closely with the Sales Admin team for prioritising shipments according to customer demands

Skills/Experience required:

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Preferably from a manufacturing background

  • Confident with the ability to manage a range of tasks

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are very important within the role

  • Good multitasking skills and an ability to prioritise and be level-headed under pressure

  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment

Interviews taking place w/c 19/07/2021, please apply today!

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