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John Deere Shipping Coordinator in Exeter, United Kingdom

Shipping Coordinator – Permanent – Full time – Exeter

Founded in 1949, Vapormatic UK Ltd has grown into a global company, marketing one of the largest ranges of replacement tractor parts and accessories in the world and distributing products to a growing customer base in over 80 countries.

Vapormatic has its head office based in the UK, with distributors located throughout the world, offering a comprehensive range of over 30,000 quality parts and accessories for all makes of tractor and equipment. Customer focused, Vapormatic is committed to delivering its company values of Quality, Availability, Service and Value.

The successful candidate will report to the Shipping Manager. This position directs the activities of the Shipping Team to ensure that the import and export of goods is executed on time, properly documented and compliant from a governmental regulatory and company compliance policy standpoint.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To provide day to day work direction to the Shipping Team to ensure that the import and export process is properly executed.

  • Analyses the impact of business and process changes on the import and export process to include problem resolution and initiating. Communicates and implements changes to ensure non-interruption or minimal interruption to the import and export process. Initiates and executes continuous improvement projects, working with partners, customers, and third-party logistics companies (3PLs).

  • Prepares export documentation, forwarding and invoicing instructions based upon the customer / partner profile and / or letter of credit to ensure that products are exported in a timely manner with proper documentation to the receiving party and in compliance with all government regulations.

  • Oversees and directs the importing of goods from global supply chain and all appropriate documentation.

  • Identifies, develops, analyses, and publishes metrics for the import and export process.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge of the following

  • Understanding of import / export process.

  • Interpersonal communications, negotiations, and conflict resolution.

  • Knowledge of unit processes and operations.

    Education and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Logistics discipline or equivalent experience. University Degree (4 years or equivalent) would be advantageous.

  • Relevant work experiences in specific areas of Import / Export fulfilment, scheduling, forecasting, logistics (1-3 years).

  • Project Management experience

    For the successful candidate, we offer a great working environment and competitive package.

Vapormatic / John Deere is an equal opportunities employer. For further details and to apply, please visit www.deere.co.uk for more information.

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