Export Coordinator

Based in Widnes, we are a leading provider of environmental, animal and human health solutions and a key influencer in driving health and sustainability throughout the food chain. Devenish has four manufacturing sites in the UK and four in the United States, from where they supply innovative nutritional solutions and technical expertise to producers through the farm, feed and food industry in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australasia, Latin America, and the USA.

The Role

Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be the main point of contact for Devenish International within Widnes to prepare, consolidate, plan and coordinate loading of Devenish International orders.


  • Communicate with the Customer Service team to prioritise orders.
  • Ensure the pallets are prepared providing batch numbers, photos, apply shipping marks and other shipping instructions.
  • Liaise with production to understand when orders will be ready for shipping
  • Consolidating orders including advising on container loading plans
  • Record and create packing configurations for future orders
  • Record batch numbers
  • Check for damage to bags, moisture damage or weak/ substandard pallets
  • Load containers according to plans and shipping instructions
  • Develop and maintain loading plans
  • Working to customer profile instructions - QC Checklist
  • Contribute to the training and development of support staff
  • Support the existing logistics operation
  • Provide annual leave and sickness cover, as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience working in a large warehouse environment in a similar role
  • Experience of loading shipping containers
  • A valid Forklift/ counterbalance license
  • Ensure training and SOP procedures are adhered to
  • Good communication skills, able to build teamwork within department and cross-functionally
  • A sound understanding of the various warehouse operational areas
  • Experience in participating in and contributing to continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Experience in promoting a safe working environment through Health & Safety program
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with respect to data and information
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative, work on their own and as part of a team
  • Deliver high standards of personal behaviour and effectiveness
  • Numerical accuracy skills and good attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to provide holiday and sickness cover
  • Target driven and highly motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Consistent access to transport to work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure

What we offer:

  • Based in Widnes
  • 40-hour week
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • Life Assurance linked to pension
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Westfield Rewards
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV to: HR@devenish.com

Closing date for applications is 27th May 2022

The Devenish Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.