about 2 months ago
Position: Import & Export Coordinator - Sea Freight
Location: Selby North Yorkshire
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 17:30pm
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000pa
My client has been established since the 1940's and was acquired by a large multi national group in the early 90's and is now one of seven subsidiaries based in the UK all actively involved in different aspects of the transport and shipping industry.
Historically the company has been a UK warehousing & distribution business, however over the last 12 years has developed a Worldwide freight forwarding activity by air, road and sea. Their customers and clients, currently 203, span the length and breadth of the UK and operate in a wide range of industry sectors.
Due to elevated growth they are now looking to add more depth to their team of freight forwarders.
We seek to appoint and experinced sea freight operator with both imports and exports experince, to join a small office of 8 dedicated forwarders.
Export & Import Co-ordinator Role:
Extensive client liaison, building relationships and maximising the potential of the forwarding business.
Extensive supplier liaison to develop reliable and cost effective services to every Worldwide destination.
Calculating freight quotations for export and import Sea freight shipments.
Completing operational administration including job cards and sending booking confirmation to the suppliers.
Raising all of the appropriate operational documentation that is applicable to the shipping terms and destination of the consignments.
Managing the Sea freight consignments in transit through to successful completion and delivery.
Invoicing out and completing the job files.
A minimum of 3 years' freight forwarding experience in Sea Freight.
Knowledge and experience of shipping documentation, letters of credit, ATR, EUR's
Confident and clear communication skills.
Proven success of building customer and supplier relationships.
Strong negotiating skills.
Numerate with experience of calculating freight quotations.
Good IT (Microsoft) skills.
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