Job Title

Ocean Freight Import Operator

  • Position:
  • Salary: £25000 - £27999.94
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  • Job ID: 00939
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Job Description

Ocean Freight Import Executive

Upto £28,000 dependent on experience

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

The Candidate

Skills Required:

  • Experience of ocean freight import is vital for this position.
  • Experience providing quotations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong IT literacy
  • A background in shipping and a working knowledge of shipping compliance and regulations.
  • Strong numeracy and communication/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and ability to work unsupervised.

The Role

You will be responsible managing the day to day import operations, including…

  • Receiving bookings from Customers to arrange shipments from point of origin to final delivery point.
  • Instructing overseas partners to arrange shipments from point of origin and maintaining communication with them to ensure shipments are arranged and booked accordingly.
  • To provide quotations to overseas partners and customers.
  • To communicate and update customers on a regular basis on the status of their shipments.
  • To request information from customers for the preparation & submission to the Customs system and for delivery to the customer avoiding unnecessary delays.
  • To submit accurate information to the customs system in compliance with Customs rules and regulations.
  • To create jobs in the operating systems.
  • To liaise with Shipping lines, LCL operators and service providers, arranging release, delivery and payment of charges in a timely manner.
  • To resolve service failures, delays or problems with partners, Shipping lines, LCL operators and service providers to the satisfaction of the customer and the company
  • To update and maintain shipping line rates and customer schedules
  • To maintain and pass KPI service standards
  • To support the management and account managers/BDM’s by providing your experience and knowledge to enable them to develop new business opportunities and maintain good relations with existing customers.
  • To work effectively with other team members to ensure good operating procedures and practice.

The Company

This is your chance to join a very successful organisation in an extremely interesting position.

Tags: import clerk, imports, manchester, ocean freight

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