Import/Export Co-ordinator

Closing: 29/03/2024

Job Purpose:

To assist in the tracking and documentation support for consignments within the Export department to the E.U. and R.O.W.  Required to keep track of orders as they go through the logistics process (from warehouse through to delivery) and help ensure that they are on track to customer commitment dates.

The Job (Main Duties):

  • Obtain transport quotations and options to meet client or event delivery schedule – courier, road, air and sea freight.
  • Work closely with freight forwarders and couriers to schedule and monitor shipments for all export / import consignments.
  • Prepare and review shipping documents, including invoices, packing lists, certificates of origin, EUR1, carnets etc.
  • A good knowledge of letters of credit.
  • Track and report shipment status, providing timely updates to relevant departments to ensure smooth delivery and ensuring shipments arrive on time.
  • Calculate load plans for container shipments and for full trailer shipments.
  • Good knowledge of import procedures, both Home Use and IPR.
  • Handle inquiries and concerns related to shipping and provide solutions promptly.
  • To stay updated on changes in import / export regulations.
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures including feeding back any H&S information to management.

Be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours.

Candidate Profile:

(Experience, Skills and Knowledge)

  • Excellent PC skills – accurate data entry / keyboarding is essential, and a good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Strong planning, organisational and administrative skills – able to prioritise workload and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • High level of attention to detail – able to maintain accuracy.
  • Awareness of the need to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team.
  • Positive “Can Do” attitude – confident and decisive.

Ability to be flexible.


None expected


If you are interested in the above position, please apply via our website at or email with your CV and covering letter to (or in writing to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP).

Closing date is Friday 29 March 2024, however, this is a rolling campaign and we’ll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will close the advert early should we receive suitable applications so please don’t delay in applying!

Internal applicants: Please inform your line manager of your application.