Job Description

SEAFREIGHT IMPORT OPERATOR – Imports
Offering a salary of £24,000 to £28,000
Permanent position - Based in Birmingham
We are working with a Birmingham based NVOCC Freight Forwarding organisation who are seeking to recruit a new SEAFREIGHT IMPORT OPERATOR to join their small but busy and efficient Seafreight operation department where they are responsible for handling Global shipments for Seafreight Import & Export operations.
The successful candidate will be required to have Seafreight Import hands on operational experience and the day to day duties will include:
§Import Bookings.
§Sea freight import operations from receipt of bookings from clients to arranging collection and booking cargo with carriers/NVOCC operators/Overseas Agents.
§Import Arrival Notices and advising to clients/overseas agents.
§Preparing documentation for Import Clearance, arranging deliveries in-time.
§Import Customs Clearances
§Credit check on accounts in-line with company policy.
§Invoicing/Job Costing (Ensuring purchase invoices are in-line with agreed cost)/Job Admin/Filing.
§Dealing with shipping lines, overseas agents, making sure that ultimate customer service is met at all times.
As part of a small, busy and efficient Seafreight team we require a candidate with Freight Forwarding operational experience along with excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge and experience in all Shipping Documentation and a team work ethic.