Pricing Desk Coordinator - Freight Forwarding

Solihull, West Midlands, England
£20000 - £25000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Sea freight - Air freight - Project logistics - Supply chain management

For 160 years, this company has mastered the growing complexity of global freight forwarding. By combining the professional competence of a large enterprise with a family-owned company's virtues and values, they have successfully asserted themselves in the logistics market. Based on their global network, they create tailor-made solutions to improve their client's logistics processes.

The core business of this owner-run family company, founded in Bremen in 1852, is intercontinental sea freight and air freight. In addition, they provide complex services in the fields of project logistics and supply chain management.

You will have:
Education to a minimum GCSE standard including maths and English. A minimum of 2-3 years freight forwarding experience, either in sales or operations, and in particular, pricing/quotations processes for imports and exports, ocean and air. Commercial awareness. Strong, customer-focused communication skills and experience. Highly competent IT skills. Enthusiasm, a commitment to learning and personal growth and a desire to be challenged!

You will be:
Analytical. Technically focused. Conscientious. Attentive to and accurate with details. Customer service driven with some negotiation skills. Comfortable working within established systems and procedures. Able to manage many tasks quickly and effectively in a pressurised environment. Comfortable making quick decisions within your area of expertise, challenge when appropriate and solution oriented. Able to build relationships, internally and externally. Collaborative. Very organised.

What you can expect:
Every day their employees around the world work together in developing logistics solutions for their customers. Smart minds and driven team members encounter numerous opportunities to play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.