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Job Title:
Shipping (Import) Administrator - Mandarin speaking
Reference:
2396
Location:
West Midlands
Package:
20,000 basic + bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Description:
The Role
Our client is seeking a fluent Mandarin speaker to liaise with their Chinese business partners.
In conjunction with the Financial Director/Commercial Manager you need to help develop a system for controlling and reporting on all aspects of the companys importing and exporting of goods.
Specific duties:
Create initial orders in line with current Incoterms.
Creation and management of all import/export documentation
Dealing with import/export invoice checking, filing, quantity and quality discrepancies
Handling all customs/supplier clearance issues in conjunction with our shipping agents
Create and maintain a register of key information for all suppliers/customers
Liaising with supplier and shipping agents for delivery/supply of goods, and maintaining the container forecast schedule
Liaising with Area Directors for container allocations
Create and maintain spreadsheets for both individual suppliers and customers in order that expected deliveries and payments can be accurately forecasted
Review stock within branches to maintain working stock levels for both hire and sale
All other duties relating to imports/exports
Working with the Purchasing Department and Board of Directors to establish new suppliers worldwide for products
Any other ad hoc duties as and when required
Minimise all transport costs by reviewing order size and quantities
Undertake price and Incoterms negotiation with suppliers in UK or overseas on allocated products
Create and manage payment forecasting schedule and reconcile cash allocation for imports to the suppliers statement and purchase ledger
Translating and interpreting with Chinese supplier, including all paperwork.
To Apply
If you feel that you have the skill-set to successfully fulfil this role, with full training of course, then please send your CV for the attention of Carl Booth to c.booth@swindaleparks.co.uk or if you prefer you are welcome to telephone him on 0121-585 6079.