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  • Import Coordinator

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits + bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 13-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 23110

Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. We have plenty going on in 2019 and a lot planned for 2020! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch.

We are currently recruiting for a Import Coordinator to join our Head Office team in Watford, and if this sounds like an opportunity for you read on below to find out more...

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of the import process
  • Coordinate flow of information between internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Liaise between Suppliers, Forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information
  • Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments
  • Work with the Supply Chain team to continually improve processes and business performance
  • Understanding and adhering to all company policies and procedures relevant to the role
What are we looking for?
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Customer focused with excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, with a can-do attitude
  • Basic Excel 
  • Some experience using Google sheet
  • GCSE Level
  • Proficient in MS Office
What can we offer you?
Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.
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