Trade Compliance Co-ordinator
Welwyn Garden City
£30k - £33k
Our client is a specialist manufacturer in the Aerospace industry. Due the growth in shipments a new role has been created to assist with compliance documentation for shipping.
It is essential that you have either experience in preparing export documentation and dealing with couriers and knowledge of export customs laws and regulations or knowledge of preparing shipping paperwork and dealing with courier.
This is a busy varied and challenging role and is likely to suit someone who is highly process driven and works well in a structured environment. Experience working in the Aerospace Industry would be advantageous but not essential, but a strong understanding of US Export procedure is required for ITAR.
Main Duties, Objectives & Responsibilities:
Preparation and processing of paperwork for domestic and international shipments; including despatch notes, commercial invoices, customs and other shipping documents required to facilitate timely and accurate despatch of customer and supplier shipments in line with company processes and in accordance with current legislation.
Supporting/managing the activities with regards to all aspects of export control within area of responsibility
Providing front end business process support on export related issues from first contact/RFQ through to business winning, organising/attending prospect reviews
Providing expert advice to Procurement, Contracts, Sales and Project departments on matters relating to UK / US Export regulations and best practice.
Undertaking contracts reviews
Assist with shipment of goods when required, including raising necessary paperwork for dispatching, shipping instructions for freight forwarders etc.
Co-ordinate and Review Freight invoices
Check orders are fully compliant with company procedures – MK Denial compliant, export licence, end use statements, credit cover/limits.
Ensure all shipping documentation is correct/compliant including export Licences, shipping terms, proof of delivery/export and records available for UK Export Control or tax audits.
Ensure ITAR requirements are met
Maintain/update sales recognition file on a daily basis, includes checking freight forwarders for regular updates.
Checking customs documentation such as import/export declarations, resolving queries and ensuring records are accurate and up to date.
Ensuring that paperwork is produced to comply with the requirements for the import and export of goods.
Assisting in the preparation and submission of compliance returns.
Ensuring customers are fully informed with all relevant information regarding their orders and shipments.
Checking current legislation to ensure processes are compliant.
Communication internally and externally on all export matters.
Training & Education:
A-C GCSE Level or equivalent in English and Maths
Warehousing, Logistics or Supply Chain qualification
Trade compliance qualification desirable
Good understanding of Goods-in and out, Returns, stock control
Proven experience working in a similar Trade Compliance / Export role
Previous experience in implementing and managing import clearance activities
A working knowledge of the UK Export Control process and US Departments of Defence (ITAR)
Skills & Knowledge:
IT proficiency with the ability to input and retrieve data
Good time management and organisational skills
Strong problem-solving skills (containment & counter-measure)
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing is desirable
Strong in building relationships and able to communicate at all levels
Team player, and able to work on own initiative
Ability to take responsibility and be accountable for decisions
Able to work under pressure
Must give and accept feedback professionally
Punctual and reliable
Flexibility to work additional hours when required
Closing date is 21st July 2019
To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to us
gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.
Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible.
Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future