Specialists in the design, development, sourcing and supply of quality consumer leisure goods


Section Shipping
Location Heathfield, Newton Abbot
Contract Full time, Permanent
Salary 16000
Benefits Healthcare cashback scheme, 25% in store discount, 50% on-line discount, Pension scheme (if applicable)
Hours of Work 40 hours per week
Closing Date Friday 29th September 2017

Shipping Coordinator

Job Role:

To support the import process within the Buying department, dealing with all documentation pertaining to importation of products sourced from overseas. This is a highly critical role that requires an individual whose data entry skills are methodical and accurate. This is a full-time, permanent role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the necessary documentation for the efficient, cost effective and lawful execution of all import duties.
  • Manage, organise and update relevant data, with speed and accuracy, using database application. File data and perform other routine clerical tasks.
  • Type and word process various documents and electronic information; create statistical tools and reports using spread sheets and data bases.
  • Communicate with import related authorities, customer and suppliers in all relevant countries, as necessary to ensure efficient and positive relations so as to enable the smooth operation of product importation
  • Liaise with stock control, warehousing and distribution activities influenced by or reliant upon import activities
  • Prepare and submit relevant administration in a timely and accurate manner, i.e.: shipping schedules, letters of credit, licences, declaration, routing, transport and safety documentation
  • Liaise with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant import activities and support in relation to the organisations sales, purchasing and overall operating functions
  • Maintain and share personal knowledge of all relevant import laws and procedures, tariff and duties, licences and restrictions
  • Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in import activity and procedures
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the company for the successful completion of the role or for the benefit of the companySkills/knowledge


Person Specification:

  • Experience of Import Administration would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to solve complex problem is critical
  • Ability to multi task
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases. Knowledge of Critical Path software would be an advantage.
  • Accurate at data inputting


  • Confident, positive attitude
  • Flexible


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How to apply?

If you would like to apply for this job vacancy with Wilton Bradley Ltd please use the link below to download the job application. Please send your completed application form to The Human Resource Department, 8 Wentworth Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6TL. For enquiries please contact us at hr@wiltonbradley.co.uk.

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