Ocean Import Consol Operator / Ocean Freight Forwarder - Consol

£24000 - £28000 per annum
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Daniela Brazza
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Ocean Import Operator

Location: West Horndon, Essex

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 dependant on experience

Job Role:

Our client are looking for freight forwarding professionals to join their rapidly expanding and forward thinking team.

Do you want to work for an exciting, invigorating and fresh company? Are you keen to take the next step in your career, working for people that can utilise your potential?

Based in West Horndon Essex, they have a reputation for excellent customer service and a responsibility for the safe transport of their customers’ freight. You will be working in a sales driven environment, within a pro-active team. You should be used to working in a fast-paced office where no two days are the same.

They believe that our best and most effective sales people are the Operations Team. It takes months to find a customer and seconds to lose them so they put themselves in the customer’s shoes and understand their requirements.

Retention of customers comes first and foremost from the exceptionally high standards that they set themselves. Their success comes from repeat customers who boast about their services and bring others with them.

The successful candidate will have:

* Minimum 2 years’ experience of Import Consol operations in a UK freight forwarder
* Absolute confidence to run jobs from start to finish
* Knowledge of customs clearance procedures
* The ability to successfully negotiate freight rates
* Excellent computer literacy with the ability to pick up new systems quickly.
* A can do, pro-active work ethic.
* Knowledge of basic eCommerce and warehouse procedures.

Day to day duties will include:

* Import operations
* Liaising with customers and agents
* Consol operations (mainly from far east and India)
* Preparing customs entries
* Booking deliveries, arranging releases
* Chasing the status of new bookings
* Ensuring all shipments are profitable
* Looking for opportunities

Our client are looking for outstanding individuals to join them. If you believe you have what it takes, then they would love to hear from you.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Client Support Agent, Customer Service Executive, Freight Client Support, Customer Support, Freight Forwarder, Ocean Freight, Ocean Imports Consol coordinator, Ocean imports officer, Ocean imports executive, Imports Account Manager may also be considered for this role.

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