Newly created opportunity to join this well known UK brand as and Import/Export Manager as part of an improving structure across their supply chain functions.
You will be solely responsible for the import and export process from start to finish, ensuring all processes and products are fully compliant with EU and non-EU customs regulations. As this is a new role you will have the opportunity to fully shape the position and implement processes and procedures to ensure execution and reporting is of a “best in class” standard. You’ll need the ability to identify and implement changes to maximise value and minimise risk.
Stakeholder engagement skills will be hugely important in this role as you will be working with the Product, Procurement, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Finance, Sales and Marketing teams, along with supplier and logistics partners, so you’ll have a real opportunity to influence and support these areas both internally and externally. You’ll be responsible for educating people and functions on the correct process and their accountabilities.
Candidates should have strong financial acumen and excellent technical knowledge, being accountable for classification of commodity codes. Your experience of working and managing relationships with HMRC will be beneficial as you will need to identify areas of risk and understand how to resolve this.
It is expected candidates will have significant experience with importation and exportation customs rules, and a proactive approach to finding opportunities for process improvement. Knowledge of SAP or an equivalent ERP system is preferable for this role, and you’ll need to be confident using Microsoft Office applications.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving Supply Chain division within a well known, reputable and growing UK business.
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