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Sales Export Administrator


JobReq ID:  48644
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Johannesburg, ZA


Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

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In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose 


We are looking for a Sales Export Administrator reporting directly to the Sales Manager: Exports based in Midrand Gauteng.
The purpose of this role is to manage the office functions and assist in attaining the Sales, GP and Administration budgets 


1.    Sales
•    Submit monthly orders by deadline date
•    Process consolidate and split orders to make up full loads for shipments
•    Prepare shipments
•    Prepare forecast for local and import orders by liaising with Planning for stock
•    Assist in the achievement of Budget
•    Calling customers to get orders and to make up shortfall
•    Liaise with other departments to ensure correct distribution of stock
2.    Customer Relations 
•    Ensure that all customers are updated on shipment progress and queries
•    Manage the efficiency of handling :
o    Customer queries relating to their orders
o    Customer satisfaction
•    Maintaining good internal and external relations.


3.    Administration
•    Ensure that:
o    All transport documents, schedule loading, liaising with transporters / warehouse and booking of vehicles are completed in-time for loading and shipments
o    Processing of all types of enquiries via email, phone or fax
o    Securing of stock
o    Organise transport documentation
•    Manage all Bill of Entry documents are completed in-time a day before loading and that all necessary documentation is present to complete the file/consignment

4.    Back Up Tasks
•    Liaise with Finance and customers alike with regards to the customer’s accounts.
•    Ensure that all finance related issues/concerns/queries are addressed
•    Processing of necessary documents to complete and ensure smooth completion of orders/consignments.
•    Preparing of IRCC documents
•    Ensure alternative plans are put in place in assisting the attainment of monthly budgets (transportation, orders, funds, stock)


Education and Experience
•    Matric
•    MS Office Intermediate (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
•    SAP
•    Knowledge of export documentation and procedures/processes
•    2-3 years related experience
•    Export Qualification would be benneficial. 


Why should you apply? 
•    We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.
•    You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning.
•    Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.
•    You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies.
•    You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects. 
•    We help you  to drive your career path onward and upward work in a culture of feedback that recognizes you and helps your development.
•    You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone.


If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, just click on the Apply Now button and add your CV!

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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