Air, Sea Import Operations Clerk

  • £30000 - £31000
  • Heathrow
  • Permanent
We are working with a Medium sized Freight Forwarder, who have an exciting opportunity for an Air / Sea Import Operations Clerk.

We are looking ideally for 2 years + experience, or will look at Trainees looking for a career within freight forwarding.Training will be given.

Role Involves:
· Dealing with all aspects of International and Domestic freight movements.
· To monitor flights and vessels arrival times and inform the customer of delays.
· Sort, filter and distribute documentation and create, maintain job files in an accurate and timely manner.
· Act as conduit between customers and suppliers to ensure all needs are met within the specified delivery time.
· Happy to work unsupervised.
· Liaise with overseas offices for shipment movements, taking responsibility for monitoring progress and keeping the customer advised of the status.
· Updating customer reports ensuring accuracy before sending to customers.
· Booking deliveries and arranging collections.
· Completing Customs declarations in line with UK HMRC requirements including collecting Duty and VAT payments, monitoring the use of facility.
· Raising of Customer invoices and making sure job in profitable.

· Ideally 2 years Air, Sea Import experience.
· Educated to GCSE (min 5)
· Ability to consistently meet deadlines in a timely manner.
· Ability and confidence to deal with customers daily.
· Effective time management.
· Knowledge of EDI (Enterprise Operating System) advantage.
· IT Literate MS office, Word, Excel.
· Effective organisation skills, attention to detail.

Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm

Please forward CVs to

· If you have not heard from us within 7 days then your application has been unsuccessful.


Sue Stone Senior Recruitment Consultant - Heathrow

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