Ocean Import Operator

  • £28000 - £30000
  • Bristol, BS35
  • Permanent

Ocean Import Operator

Offering a salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience. 

Previous experience in Ocean Imports is essential. 

Hybrid working based in Bristol, BS35.


The role of Ocean Import Operator is working for a Global multimodal Freight Forwarding and Logistics organisation. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with previous experience within the Freight Forwarding and Ocean Imports industry. With the successful candidate joining an expanding and profitable Ocean Import department. 


Duties will include:

  • Managing key account customers. 
  • One file, one owner environment.
  • Responsible for the end-to-end import process, from pre-alert through to delivery. 
  • Preparing quotations/rates and working with in-house tariffs. 
  • Arranging and processing import bookings. 
  • Processing import documentation. 
  • Preparing import customs declarations to handover to the brokerage department. 
  • Responsible for billing out and invoicing import files. 
  • Dealing with customers, keeping them updated and aiming for resolution. 
  • Liaising with overseas partners and offices.
  • Handle Oceanfreight import, FCL and LCL shipments. 


This role requires a candidate who:

  • Has notable experience within Ocean Imports.
  • Strong knowledge of customs regulations and commercial awareness.
  • A strong attention to detail and a willingness to learning. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work in a customer-focussed environment.

Cargowise experience is desirable, but not essential.

The successful candidate will need to have a 5-year checkable work history and a clean criminal record.


Maddie Fox Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham

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