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Import Operator - Air & Sea

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    £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

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    16 days ago

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Position: Import Operator - Air & Sea
Location: Wakefield, Leeds
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Salary: £30,000pa
Hours: Monday - Friday -> 9am - 5pm
Benefits: 25 days holiday + BH

The Company:

Our client have more than 40 years' experience in international freight forwarding and shipping, and are proud to still be privately-owned, giving them an advantage over many larger corporations as they can make agile decisions about their service and business to the benefit of their customers & key clients.

They are the very opposite of a faceless organisation filled with contact centres and myriad departments. Every team member within their business, regardless of their role ,has a basic understanding of all our clients. It makes their experience better, and adds to the resilience and ability to cope with unforeseen circumstances.

Import Operator Role:
Due to continued growth we now seek to appoint and Import Operations Professional to our growing, friendly Imports & Documentation department from our offices in Wakefield. This is a multi-modal imports position covering Ocean, Air and some Road freight consignments.

If you have a background in international logistics, Imports, or Freight Forwarding and are seeking a new progressive opportunity with a family owned business who take pride in their staff, then please apply today!

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience in sea freight import procedures, working within International Freight Forwarding. European Road freight & Customs knowledge would also be a distinct advantage.

Key Duties
Dealing with a variety of commodities for all shipments
Be able to handle the whole life cycle of the shipment from clearance to delivery to the customer
Complete day to day customs clearance and entries for all ocean and some air freight shipments
Arrange delivery onward to the client
Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently
Liaise with overseas agents and hauliers
Build good working relationships with both customers and colleagues
Arrange import and some export shipments for FCL & LCL

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