Import/Export Co-ordinator

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Thompson Aero Seating Limited


T: +44 (0) 28 3833 4000


Thompson Aero Seating is one of the leading suppliers of Business and First-Class aircraft seating, with a worldwide customer base with an increasing and expanding market share and product portfolio. Join our specialist support team and be part of the best of advanced manufacturing capability in Northern Ireland, as we work towards achieving our goal of becoming the number one supplier of Business and First-Class aircraft seating products.

It’s an exciting time to join our business as we implement our 5-year growth plan and as such, we are hiring for an Import/Export Coordinator (fixed term contract with the possibility to be made permanent) to join our Logistics team. The role will focus on processing shipments to and from global customers and suppliers, compliantly and cost-efficiently.

The successful candidate will be required to support on the following tasks:

  • Ensure adherence to all import and export procedures and controls
  • Obtain relevant shipments details to complete document compliance
  • Process shipments to and from global customers and suppliers
  • Ensure accurate paperwork completion as per customers and country specific requirement
  • Control the company IPR register, maintain local records and assist monthly reviews
  • Auditing of import declarations to ensure compliance with HMRC procedures
  • Provide support in preparation for HMRC import/export compliance audits
  • Resolve queries/shipments and commit to see through to completion
  • Monitor production schedule and liaise with nominated ex-works carriers to ensure timely collections which will meet agreed ODD schedules
  • Recognise and react to the urgency of customer orders ensuring all turnaround times are met
  • Negotiate the most cost-effective shipment method

In addition to an exciting progressive career with our global organisation, you can expect a lucrative salary, pension, generous 33 days holiday entitlement and continuing professional development opportunities as we continue our commitment towards investing in our staff for the future.


  • Experience working within a busy department, managing and prioritising workload efficiency.
  • Calm and confident with problem solving skills
  • Awareness of logistics compliance and quality management
  • Ability to interrogate Evolution System with particular focus on stock movement transactions (Desirable)

Click "apply" or contact our HR team; to hear more about the position.

Thompson Aero Seating reserve the right to enhance criteria in order to facilitate the shortlisting process.  It is therefore essential that your application contains full concise information and evidence relevant to the position. 

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer.

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