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Import Coordinator (TGN5024) – Excellent Salary DOE

Import Coordinator (TGN5024) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN5024

An exciting opportunity for an Import Logistics Co-Ordinator to join a leading fashion importer and exporter with over 5 years experience supplying ladies and menswear to wholesalers, retailers, garden centres and trailers across the UK and Europe

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating the importation process from overseas suppliers to our warehouse, ensuring timely delivery and compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with overseas suppliers and freight agents to ensure smooth and timely shipment of goods.
  • Verify purchase orders from merchandisers to ensure freight moves according to schedule.
  • Meet all deadlines and handle bookings, track shipments, and negotiate rates and services where necessary.
  • Enter shipping documents into both the manual log and the in-house system.
  • Ensure all styles are shipped as per contracted dates and approved by the QC team, following up on any discrepancies.
  • Maintain regular contact with suppliers for updates on goods arriving by sea, road, and air, and arrange delivery to the warehouse.
  • Prepare invoices, packing lists, and handle GSP Certificates, Letters of Credit, and Bills of Lading as required.
  • Chase suppliers in the Far East and Europe for updates on late shipments and perform other ad-hoc duties as directed by the Shipping Manager.
  • Check customs entries and prepare landed costings.
  • Skills and Requirements:


  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in imports.
  • Detail-oriented and proactive
  • Operational experience in sectors such as manufacturing, importing/exporting, wholesaling, or shipping.
  • Strong knowledge of GSP Certificates, Letters of Credit, and Bills of Lading.
  • Proactive with the ability to meet demands and delivery dates.
  • IT literate with experience in import software.
  • Proficient in Excel.
  • Well-organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player capable of working under pressure and using initiative.
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