Import Operations Coordinator

SDW Recruitment Ltd
25000.00 GBP Annual + 00
04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Import Operations | Import Clerk | Operations Coordinator

Are you looking to join a leading company within the shipping & freight forwarding industry? Maybe looking for a new role that is varied, dealing with customers/clients on a regular basis building relationships along with operational duties? Our client is a leading freight forwarder that are looking to recruit an Import Operations Clerk to join their busy team in the Southampton/Eastleigh area and if you have a passion for shipping then this could be the role for you.

The Role:

As Operations Clerk you will be part of the Import team. This team is growing and the company forecasts further growth in the foreseeable future. In this unique opportunity you will be responsible for quoting customers along with responsibilities on the operational side such as bookings and coordinating shipments with global offices;

  • Quoting customers LCL prices
  • Negotiating spot pricing with carriers
  • Bookings, arranging transportation
  • Handling documentation
  • Profit & Loss management and customer services

Reporting into the Import manager, you will be assisting the sales team & handling operations providing the highest level of customer services.

Essential Criteria:

  • 1-3 years + ocean freight forwarding experience
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent telephone manner, confident negotiating
  • Team player but also use own initiative

About the Company:

Our client is a global leader in their specialised field, joining a very busy team in the Southampton/Eastleigh area. This company continues to grow & grow with strong management and hundreds of offices in numerous countries offering FCL & LCL services. This company has strong values and a very professional team and the successful candidate will have the chance to work alongside the sales dept and operations dept along with the experienced management team there.

Salary & Benefits:

For these positions, our client is looking to pay between GBP20-25k for the right person along with benefits.

Apply now for more information!

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