Senior Export Administrator - 6 months contract

Dairy Crest
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
20 Mar 2019
20 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Dairy Crest is in a very exciting period of growth focusing on investment and development of our existing strong brands that include Cathedral City, Country Life and Clover and the manufacturing of Demineralised Whey and Galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS).  The expansion of our International business will play a major part in our growth strategy and we are delighted to be recruiting for this new role, to support the export team within our Customer Operations department

-        Jane Benjamin, Customer Operations Manager


What you’ll do at Dairy Crest

  • Receive sales order and sample requests, process orders and prepare export documentation
  • Arrange logistics with appropriate third party transport - air/road and sea
  • Liaise with product site teams on stock availability to meet customer order lead-times
  • Audit current shipping and export documentation processes, make recommendations and contribute to the implementation of standardising working practices
  • Carry out research and create SOPs for shipping to countries outside of the EU.
  • Support implementation of Brexit related changes
  • Research Markets to support DC export strategy
  • Provide guidance and train members of the customer operations team in all aspects of accountabilities


Who’s right for the role? The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive knowledge of export procedures and documentation
  • Strong research skills and able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent Customer Service skills combined with high service level ethic
  • Self-confidence to enable competent interaction with colleagues at all levels, suppliers and customers
  • Aptitude to train and provide guidance to team members
  • Use of Export Master Chief, CNS, or similar
  • Knowledge of USA, China and Far Eastern markets an advantage
  • Flexibility to travel to locations within the UK that may require overnight stay, to attend meetings on an adhoc basis
  • 5+ years export related experience


What can Dairy Crest do for you?

  • Comprehensive training to enable you to do your role
  • Attractive workplace pension scheme and company bonus
  • Free, onsite parking
  • Discounted branded products
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • 25 Holidays + 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Discounted rates at Nuffield Health
  • My Staff Shop - exclusive benefits - providing great discounts from thousands of the UK's largest retailers & service providers.

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