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Working at Gem Imports

Here at Gem Imports we’re an established and fast growing discount wholesaler serving customers across the UK and internationally. In a fast paced and demanding market, our team works hard to keep out products and service levels ahead of the competition.

Join the team here at Gem Imports and you’ll be joining an energetic, multi-skilled team who are expert in what they do. If you have the skills, ambition and experience for one of the roles listed below, we’d love to hear from you.

Any open positions are listed below and these can be applied for via the Indeed website (links are given below each job description). If no suitable vacancy is listed, we welcome speculative applications and you can submit a CV here.

 

 

Working at Gem Imports

Office Administrator

You’ll be working as part of the shipping team reporting to the Logistics Manager. You will be responsible for input of all import paperwork and other related documentation.

You’ll also work closely with colleagues in other departments to ensure knowledge of goods shipped is fully accessible.

Duties will include:

  • Receiving, checking and logging Shipping Documentation
  • Inputting data into the system relating to freight shipments
  • Liaise with our freight forwarders on Vessel ETD’s and ETA’s
  • Liaise with worldwide suppliers chasing up outstanding documentation and dealing with any queries as they arise
  • Raising and sending purchase orders to our suppliers
  • Adopt a continuous improvement methodology to all activities within the Shipping function

The successful candidate will:

  • Education - A-Level or equivalent
  • Experience of shipping/import roles is desirable
  • Excellent working proficiency in Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Good working knowledge of other common Office software such as Word and Outlook
  • Organised reporting and ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Have a can-do attitude with an understanding of the importance of up to date shipping information
  • Have a strong financial & analytical approach to the role

About Gem Imports

At Gem Imports we are creating a culture where every colleague plays a pivotal role in delivering an exciting and constantly evolving product range for our B2B customers. As a new business we are determined to develop and progress our colleagues as the business grows.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

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Import Merchandise Assistant

You’ll be working as part of the buying and shipping team of this busy general merchandise importer

Duties will include:

  • Setting up products on the internal stock system
  • Liaising with factories and suppliers in the Far East
  • Sending repeat price inquiries to suppliers
  • Negotiating cost prices for repeat items
  • Raising purchase orders and issuing to suppliers
  • Checking order confirmations
  • Chasing for delivery dates, ensuring goods ship on time
  • Ensuring shipment bookings have been made
  • Updating shipment document information ensuring the deliveries are accurate to the original documents in terms of costings and quantities
  • Daily problem solving with regards to changes in CBM, container loading and delays
  • Liaising closely with the Buying Team

The successful candidate will:

  • Education - A-Level or equivalent
  • Previous experience negotiating prices
  • Experience of working with suppliers in the Far East is beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent working proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Good working knowledge of other common Office software such as Word and Outlook
  • Organised reporting and ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to manage a hectic work schedule

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate

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Contact Us

Gem Imports Ltd
Unit A, Capitol Way
Dodworth, Barnsley
S75 3FG

Telephone
01226 395095

Email
customerservice@gem-imports.co.uk

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