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Export Assistant

Admin & Clerical
£20,000 to £25,000 Per Annum
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Contract Type:
Full time

Job Title:              Export Assistant

Location:              Dunmow

Salary:                   £20,000 - £25,000

Term:                    Permanent.  Full Time.


The role of Export Assistant

My client is a fast growing local company who is looking for an experienced Export Assistant to join their team.   You will report to the Export Manager who will provide you with all the training you need to be successful in the role. The ideal candidate would possess a minimum of one year of solid experience in a similar role and be confident and open to trying new ideas and initiatives.  


Main Duties of the Export Assistant

  • Issuing distribution instructions to shippers and shipping agents
  • Arranging deliveries from the warehouse to customer in the UK and Europe
  • Obtaining ETA for shipping lines
  • Liaising with warehouses regarding deliveries, issuing correct documentation and distribution labels.
  • Recording packing conditions in and out of warehouse
  • Monitoring customer services emails to acknowledge and confirm call off delivery contracts
  • Arrange transfer of goods between warehouses
  • Issuing Certificate of Analysis within word.
  • Monitoring and checking of stock on a weekly basis.
  • Liaising with the sales department on certain batches to be delivered.
  • Arranging repacking with warehouse on certain products before deliveries
  • Dealing with non-conformance with customers on quality or deliveries.


Key Strengths needed to succeed in this role

• Self-disciplined

• Diligent 

• Excellent administrative skills

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

• Excellent communication skills

• Able to work within a small team

• Able to work and remain calm under pressure

• Strong customer service skills

• Confident and professional telephone manner

• Computer literate 

• Well organised and able to manage your own workload

• Ability to multitask

• Positive attitude

• Use own initiative for problem solving



Full training will be provided.


** It is essential that candidates have a full drivers licence and own car as there is no public transport**


The Package for the role of Export Assistant

Hours: 8:30am – 5pm (Monday – Thursday); 8:30 – 3:45 (Friday)

45 minutes for lunch

22 days + Bank Holidays


Salary: £20,000 - £25,000


To apply, follow the onscreen instructions or call Adrienne Coleman at RecruitAbility on 01279 758855 for more information quoting reference RA12253


**Please ensure your email address is included on your CV**


This vacancy is being advertised by RecruitAbility Ltd.  The services advertised by RecruitAbility Ltd are those of an Employment Agency