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Senior Ocean Import Supervisor

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Position: Ocean Import Supervisor FCL/LCL
Location: Leeds
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm

The Company:

My client are an award winning, privately owned freight forwarding and International logistics provider based in Leeds.

Offering Ocean, Air and Road freight services for over 40 years, the core import and export business has gone from strength to strength and has seen accelerated growth and development in recent years.

We are now looking for a highly driven individual, experienced in Freight Forwarding in particular Ocean Imports working at supervisor level or similar, to join our evolving team.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in import FCL & LCL procedures, working within International Freight Forwarding either as a Team Leader or Supervisor.

This is a demanding position and will require meticulous attention to detail so previous experience is essential.

Key Duties

Providing hands on support to our Ocean Imports Team
Offer advice and share industry knowledge, assist with staff training and development, acting as a mentor and positive role model, leading by example at all times.
Manage customer accounts with the aim of retaining business.
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 shipments for FCL & LCL

Essential Requirements:
You will need to have at least 5 years experience in freight forwarding as a supervisor or similar
Experience leading a small team
Experience using Cargowise systems
Experience of inputting into CHIEF

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