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Import Export Administrator (French, Italian, Spanish speaking)

Salary: Negotiable Start date: ASAPLocation: DerbyContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is working with an innovative, fast-growing UK company that develops, sources and supplies instructive equipment and toys to schools and nurseries across the UK. 

Location: Derby

Salary: Negotiable

Key Skills: Import, Export, MS Excel, Shipping licenses, Shipping documents   

Currently they are looking for an Import Export Administrator with either French, Italian or Spanish language skills, ideally, somebody from manufacturing, warehousing or logistics background.


  • Negotiating and quoting costs for clients
  • Building relationships with suppliers and internal departments
  • Producing export paperwork
  • Experience of raising commercial invoices for imports & exports
  • Understanding of shipping licenses
  • Experience of working in the manufacturing/warehousing/logistics or customs
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers, foreign order administration, freight forwarders, customs officers and other functional areas to ensure coordination and logistics of shipments
  • Selects carrier/ forwarder for shipment of products and prepares documents for freight forwarders
  • Maintains files and records data as required for the business and audit purposes
  • Checking delivery schedules, preparation of shipping documents and labels
  • Preparing shipping documentation: Sales Invoice, shipping documents, Bills of Lading Letters of Credit 


  • Client service focused
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Understanding of all Export processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in shipping and logistics
  • Familiar with Bills of Lading and UK Customs & Excise rules
  • Export / Import / Shipping experience is essential
  • Must have knowledge of Import and Export Documentation 

Cordius team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines – our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.


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