Import Export Coordinator

Dunfermline, Fife, United Kingdom

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as Import Export Coordinator. Reporting to the site Operations Director, you will be responsible for providing guidance to the business on export and import activities and be involved in the management of all aspects of import and export regulatory requirements as they relate to day-to-day shipping activities.

Key accountabilities

  • Generate accurately all essential shipping and customs documentation to ensure compliance with export/import regulations
  • Plan and book transport arrangements by sea, air and road for shipments from site and third-party suppliers for world-wide deliveries
  • Coordinate and communicate shipment delivery requirements with freight forwarders for both internal and external shipments including import, export and domestic
  • Act as point of contact for the business on all export/import shipping transactions
  • Carry out import checks for customs requirements ensuring correct cost prices, commodity codes, delivery and payment terms are being used
  • Provide import/export clearance instructions to freight forwarders
  • Handle and analyse customs declarations to ensure accuracy by the appointed freight forwarder and broker/agent.
  • Responsible for timely, accurate and complete record keeping in accordance with all export and import regulatory requirements
  • Reconciliation and approval of freight invoices, Intrastat, ONS & HMRC reporting as required
  • Challenge and contribute to improving existing ways of working to drive higher operational efficiencies
Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor in logistics, supply chain or similar with min 5 years relevant experience
  • Experience from international transport, logistics or global export
  • Experienced in using digital tools like ERP and Office 365: Outlook, Teams, Excel, Power BI
  • Well versed in import and export regulations
  • Independently handle customs queries related to import and export shipments.
  • Good understanding of the international trade rules (customs valuation, rules or origin and origin preference, incoterms, HS tariff classifications, customs special procedures, duty optimization, Free Trade Agreements, licences and permits, export controls and sanctions etc.)
  • Familiarity with UK and US export controls and working experience in shipping against export licences is preferred
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a UK BPSS background security clearance check as part of the onboarding process.

You are able to
  • understand the organization\'s informal rules and structures and utilize political processes effectively to get things done
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
  • be aware of own strengths and limitations and pursue learning and career development opportunities
What we can offer
  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes
  • We offer hybrid working arrangement
Work location


Point of contact
Alan Mills, Operations Director

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace.

Our Propulsion and Handling division delivers world class products for propulsion, handling systems, motion control and waterjet for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore and naval. Our products enhance operational efficiency and deliver safe, secure, reliable and sustainable products to our valued customers.

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

WORLD CLASS - through people, technology and dedication

Kongsberg Gruppen

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