Air and Sea Freight Operator

My client is an independent Freight Forwarder who deliver Export & Import solutions worldwide.

They are due to move into a brand new office facility in the next two months and are looking for an experienced Freight Forwarder with air and sea experience to join their team.

As well as offering and air and sea freight services this client also offers road freight services and a UK and worldwide courier service.

The team is made up of energetic, lively and sociable individuals who work together to ensure a fun and productive work atmosphere. There are incentives and regular team nights out.

The successful candidate for this role will have extensive knowledge of the air and sea freight markets as well as the ability to key customs entries. You will be taking jobs from "start to finish" including but not limited to taking the booking, quoting, arranging haulage and freight, documentations, clearances and invoicing.

This is a role for somebody is looking to further their career rather than somebody who is happy to come in, do their job and go home. There is a very real possibility of this role paving the way into management position so will require somebody who feels they are up and coming.

Responsibilities

* Taking bookings
* Customs clearances
* Quoting
* Approving and uploading invoices using in-house software.
* Organising haulage
* Creating customer invoices and sending proof of exports.
* Rate negotiation with carriers to ensure maximum profit per shipment.

Person

* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Lively and bubbly personality
* Team player
* Flexibility is a must and is rewarded
* Career minded
* Always looking to learn