Senior Airfreight Import/Export Operator

£32000 - £36000

Job Description

Our client are looking for a Senior Airfreight Import/Export Operator
Experience - Minimum 4 years
Airfreight Operator Duties:
The successful candidate will assist with building client, carrier & agent relationships that allow you to network and obtain preferential rates that will assist with productivity levels. As well as this responsibility, you can expect your duties to include the following:
· Coordinate all Air Import/Export Freight activities. This may include quotations, bookings, documentation, data entry, shipment tracking and tracing, and billing.
· Issue airwaybills (e-AWB) and invoice clients and agents, as well as organising documentation and shipping records accurately in a timely manner.
· Communicate on a daily basis with airlines, vendors, truckers, customers, warehouse contacts, sales representatives and overseas offices where necessary.
· Assist with IATA & CASS reports as required.
· Verify weights and dimensions of cargo.
· Advise clients concerning terms of delivery, payment, air insurance, air services, transport alternatives etc.
· Handle requirements for any dangerous or controlled goods and ensure that the proper export-controlled permits and licenses have been acquired.
· Check all payable invoices and book into the system before sending them to the accounting department.
· Ensure all documentation, such as invoices, AWB and other related documents for both outbound and inbound shipments are completed accurately and in a timely manner and forwarded to any relevant parties.
· Monitor and review all billing and shipping costs.
· Custom clearing imports and exports

Key skills and qualifications of an Airfreight Coordinator:
The following skills will be beneficial to a candidate looking to apply for this role:
· Previous experience dealing with Air Freight both Imports and Exports
· Strong customer service skills are essential for this role.
· Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written, are an essential for this role.
· Excellent computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), CHIEF, ASM Sequoia etc.
· Experience with Cargowise would be an advantage
· The ability to work under pressure, multi-task, organise and prioritise workload in order to meet numerous deadlines is essential for this role.
· Candidates with a DG certificate/familiarity with DG operations or multimodal knowledge in Air and Sea would be a bonus.

Work Hours: 9am to 5:30pm
Up to GBP 36,000 PA

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
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