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Export Coordinator

Slaithwaite, Huddersfield




AGILITY – do you have the flexibility and decisiveness to drive change?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – will you thrive in one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Europe?

INTEGRITY – we are driven by trust, respect, and honesty, are you?

ONE STADA – communication and teamwork, it’s our path into the future together.



About the Company:

Like all success stories, our company history started with a great idea. In 1895, a group of pharmacists had a common objective: The standardised production of medicinal products to ensure an effective and reasonable provision of healthcare for the many. This was the beginning of STADA’s impressive development.


As a global and constantly growing health care group, we dedicated ourselves to people’s health and wellbeing. We know that our committed and qualified employees make a key contribution to STADA’s success. With a long-standing heritage rooted in pharmacies, we continue to be a reliable and trustworthy partner.


If you are ready for new challenges where you can make a difference to people’s health, you have come to the right place. We are looking for qualified employees, who drive our company forward with their specialist knowledge and commitment. We offer the right conditions with diverse and interesting tasks as well as good career prospects and a comfortable working environment.


About the Role:

You will be joining the Thornton & Ross Export team within the wider UK Supply Chain team. The primary objective of the Export team is to provide exceptional levels of Customer Service and that OTIF/PFR targets are achieved.  You will have a good awareness and understanding of GDP along with following current export rules and regulations. It is also imperative to develop outstanding relationships with internal stakeholders, such as the Business Hubs, STADA Affiliates, Supply Chain, Customer Services, Quality, Regulatory and Finance.


Key to the role is to establish and maintain effective and influential working relationships with external stakeholders, particularly 3PL and international freight providers.


To work with approved freight providers to plan international logistics services and customs clearances.


You will have a good awareness and understanding of GDP and export customs procedures to ensure correct transportation conditions and documentation requirements are met.


To be responsible for financial transactions with suppliers of freight services and the approved 3PL provider from creation of the PO to payment of the invoice.


You will comply with all Health & Safety requirements and other SOP’s relevant to the role.


Key Responsibilities

  • Processing of customer orders onto SAP in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all customers including STADA affiliates, distributors and agents.
  • Liaison with 3PL to arrange timely packing, collection and/or distribution of export orders.
  • To communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders regarding delivery schedules, outbound logistic plans and issues affecting timely supply to customers.
  • Processing orders including the preparation of the appropriate documentation needed for each destination country and dealing with appropriate bodies e.g. Chamber of Commerce
  • Day to day liaison, influencing and effective relationship building with approved freight forwarders
  • Raising PO’s through the Ariba/Cora system
  • Ability to organise and prioritize the workload ensuring key milestones and deadlines are achieved.
  • Deliver improvements in service levels: Target 97% OTIF\PFR
  • To ensure key business processes are executed and supported to a high standard and are continuously challenged and improved
  • To carry out any other work as may be reasonably requested

About You:

At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your Uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA.


If you’re keen to add value and see results, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those unique qualities, with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Ideally degree qualified or professional accreditation e.g. CILT, Institute of Export
  • Experience of SAP or similar ERP systems
  • Excellent understanding of GDP
  • Good understanding of export (and ideally imports) customs regulations including post-Brexit requirements
  • Experience of financial administration
  • VALUES: Demonstrates Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and acts with the best interests of the company at all times – One STADA.
  • Customer Centricity: is at the heart of your daily decision making.
  • Influencing & Negotiation: demonstrates competent skills with the ability to positively influence change and deliver sustainable improvements.
  • Relationship Building: Ability to establish and develop highly effective business relationships with all key stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • Collaboration: has a collaborative approach which engages with and motivates the wider team and other key stakeholders.
  • Change Management: A proven ability to challenge the norm, identifying where change is needed, defining recommendations, gaining buy in and delivering effective change.
  • Communication: Ability to effectively interact at all levels and cross functionally both internally and externally.  Customer focused, collaborative, seeking solutions to problems.  Proactive, creative and entrepreneurial in approach.
  • Organising Skills: Ability to organize and prioritize workload, ensuring key milestones and deadlines are achieved.
  • Prioritisation: Ability to prioritize resources and supply movements according to service need.
  • Microsoft Office: Conversant in Microsoft Office.

What’s in it for you?

This is a permanent position with a salary dependant on your skills and experience. With 5 locations in the UK, the STADA UK Head Office is a recently renovated site only a two minute drive from our largest manufacturing site both based in Huddersfield. Zoflora® and Covonia® brands are made locally along with some key medicines for the healthcare sector. We employ over 1000 employees, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too. Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • A fantastic work environment based in the Colne Valley.
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days leave.
  • Flexible and hybrid working options with a minimum of 3 days in the office and 2 days remote working.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance (up to 3 x annual salary).
  • Annual company bonus for all employees.
  • Discounted bus & rail travel throughout West Yorkshire and the surrounding area.
  • Free on-site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Reimbursement of professional fees, where essential to the role.
  • We promote good physical and mental health and can provide additional support to our employees via our Employee Assistance Programme all year round.


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