Job Description

First Choice Staff has been retained to work alongside our Client; a first-class Freight Forwarding and Logistics leading provider, they are posed to grow substantially in the near future and are the name to watch!! They are seeking to add an experienced Ocean Freight Operator to their friendly, professional team here in Manchester.

Work Plan
direct and control all activities on a day-to-day basis. Processing quotations accurately and promptly. Progress Shipment chasing. Setting up records; liaise with suppliers and 3 party logistics providers. Communicate with client to ensure documents/clearance instructions are available. Entering Shipment data in Operating System FCL. Obtain relevant information from customers in order to complete customs clearance, deliver or release of cargo. Keep operational staff & Customers fully informed of any holds, exams or other areas which may cause delay to a shipment.
Ensuring outstanding monies are collected prior to release/delivery of goods with overall responsibility in the collection of outstanding D/V including updating records. Collections and deliveries. Develop constructive relationships with key customers and key suppliers, resolving any concerns and ensuring corrective action is taken. Maintain effective communication and relationships with overseas offices and partners.

Requirements/Skills:
v Working knowledge of CHIEF, CNS, Destin 8.
v Working knowledge of T 1 Movements.
v Conversant with Port Health Requirements, CED, CVEDS etc.
v Ocean/European Road Freight proven experience.
v Some Export Experience also an advantage.
v Able to work and meet deadlines.
v Able to implement and manage systems which further enhance business profile.
v Possess team player qualities.
v Able to plan ahead with a proactive attitude.
v Great customer service skills.

Other:
Salary Band: GBPOpen and negotiable depending on experience
Amazing benefits to be discussed at interview stage…. apply today! www.firstchoiceuk.com