Logistics Coordinator

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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  • To proactively and comprehensively manage all activities related to the Importing, Exporting, shipping and Logistics of Airbus Defence & Space.
  • To ensure compliance with all HMRC procedures and regulations


  • To Co-ordinate Import and Export activities for the resident site, conforming to HM Revenue & Customs regulations and the following governing departments & organisations using the appropriate business systems where applicable.
    • HM Revenue & Customs (IPR/OPR/Intrastat)
    • European Space Agency Regulations
    • Marine & Coastguard agency (CAA)
    • US Departments of Defence (ITAR) and Commerce (EAR).
    • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
  • Controls & Coordinates despatching of goods via Service Provider (DHL, UPS, Laser, Fraser etc) using dedicated software provided.
  • Monitor & Record all imports, both EU and outside EU, recording duty status Deferred, waiver etc
  • Checking & monitoring of Freight/courier invoices for payment ensuring accurate costing, charging to project where applicable in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all HM Revenue & Customs duty liabilities are fulfilled, minimising cost to Airbus DS.
  • Accurately aligning the exports to the imports for IPR etc.
  • Raising necessary paperwork concerning all movements of Dangerous Goods.
  • Raising of proforma invoices, obtaining information required from requestor & export control.
  • Filling and scanning and administration
  • Operational liaison with National & International logistics/transportation


  • Import/Export & Customs Compliance & Regulations
  • Working knowledge of supply chain logistics
  • Effective communications.
  • International Transportation legislation & procedure.
  • Dangerous goods rules & regulations
  • Customer Service
  • SAP business system
  • PC Literate
  • Incoterms

Required Qualification level:

Current Dangerous Goods Certificate for IATA (air), ADR (road) and IMDG (Sea).

Experience Requirement:

  • Employment within an International / multi-site Engineering, or Manufacturing environment, particularly in the Aerospace field.
  • Previous Logistics, Transportation & Customs responsibility.
  • Working environment/industry: Engineering, Aerospace, Space, Automotive.

Candidate Requirements:


  • Communicates both verbally and in written form.
  • Is able to create confidence and understanding and gain commitment from others.
  • Personal drive and motivation
  • Team working
  • Planning, organisation and prioritisation
  • Willing to travel if and when required.Desirable
  • Experience & direct involvement in continuous improvement process tools & techniques.
  • Previous background in telecommunications space industry
  • Purchasing & supply chain exposure



  • Interface between the operational staff, project & Manufacturing area Managers.
  • Interface with Logistics /Transport/Goods in/ Export & Compliance Departments both Portsmouth & Stevenage.
  • Central Finance
  • Purchasing & Procurement Departments


  • Interfacing with Logistics Service Providers, National & International Authorities Transportation, airline & Licensing authorities
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Marine coast guard agency
  • External Service providers