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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Import & Export Coordinator


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

The Import & Export Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a smooth transition of goods through customs on import and export by providing the relevant documentation and information to Finance, Suppliers, Freight Forwarders, Customs, and Customers.  They will be responsible for creating all paperwork and documentation with 100% accuracy and completion & verification of all master data in the SAP system.


On a day to day basis the Import & Export Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Flawless preparation of relevant export documents
  • Verification of import documents & customs clearance
  • Booking of transports and liasion with the relevant suppliers
  • Verification of freight invoices and update of the transport log
  • Filing of documents to ensure a controlled system is implemented & maintained
  • KPI reporting and analysis of data to address and improve metrics
  • Identification of transport cost improvement opportunities
  • Creation of packing specs in SAP
  • Verification of master data (e.g. freight forwarder data, incoterms, commodity codes and transit times)
  • Adherence to the relevant health and safety standards
  • Identify process improvements and take a lead in streamlining the process
  • Preparation and update of work instructions relating to export/import



  • Previous experience in export/import & documentation requirements
  • Knowledge of Incoterms
  • Familiarity with customs procedures
  • SAP experience desirable
  • Advanced MS Excel, Word and Outlook

Skills / Competencies

  • ‘Attention to detail’ is very important to ensure the business is compliant
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels
  • Team focussed approach, flexible and adaptable to change
  • Good organizational, prioritisation & time management skills
  • Focus on execution, with ability to work accurately and use own initiative

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary package and for the right candidate, along with condensed working of full-time hours across 4.5 days with Friday afternoon 1pm finish, 25 holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, free onsite parking, 5% company matched pension contributions and life assurance benefit.

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  1275
Posting date::  Apr 25, 2021