Job Description

Our client is looking for an Export Operative to join their current team, to assist with the smooth running of the department. Working 09:00-18:00 Monday to Friday, including a 1hr paid break per day.

The role of Export Operative will involve, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

Ensure all export shipments are collected by the correct vehicle, the documentation is in order and exported to the client`s satisfaction (air, sea & road).
Ensure custom entries are completed correctly using the correct CPC code and the entry is scanned to the NES Folder, along with scanning all relevant Export Documents to file.
Completion of Customs paperwork - Air, Sea & Road.
Complete quotations for new and existing clients - Commercial and Overseas.
Send flight details to the client by email and ensure the foreign agent is pre-alerted with full details and copy documents.
Ascertain the urgency of the shipment and decide the routing accordingly.
Liaise with foreign agents on a daily basis.
POD the foreign agent on urgent shipments to ensure delivery has been achieved.
Ensure the NES entry is sent to the shipper with a copy of the HAWB then stored under the file reference as instructed.
Ensure file is up-to-date, fully completed and ready for charging out. Charge files and Invoice.
Liaise with the accounts team regarding client credit agreements and upload as instructed.
Undertake additional duties, or assist other members of staff, as may be reasonably requested by the Managers or Directors - which may include collections, using an RFS vehicle, as and when required.

The knowledge, skills and experience required from our Export Operative is:

Recent experience of working within an Export environment.
Hold a full UK driving licence.
Good knowledge of the English language, both verbal and written.
Ability to prioritise and organise own workload to tight deadline.
Strong communication skills: The ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Be a team player in the department, and with members of staff from all other departments.
Sound knowledge of IT - including Word, Excel and outlook.

Experience in a recent Export Operative position.
Experience of Boxtop and/or eCustoms (training can be provided).
Knowledge of the local area.

Due to the nature of the role, there are also a number of compulsory checks that must be carried out:

A criminal record check - basic disclosure, carried out by the Disclosure & Barring Service.
A full 5 year reference history, with any gaps in employment scrutinised and accounted for.
A driving licence check.

**If you do not hear from us within 7 days then you application has been unsuccessful**