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Airfreight Controller (Import)

DCR 1135

Exciting new position is available with this well established small forwarding agent based at Heathrow for an Airfreight Controller, the Airfreight Controller will be confident, well versed and enthusiastic. The Job role requires the following knowledge.

This is a start to finish role so there will be a lot of E-Mail dialogue interaction with our overseas partners, customers and staff on a daily basis, therefore excellent communication skills are essential both written and verbally.

  • Approving and arranging any given Import at any given time. This is where communication with the customer comes in as every shipment moved would 99% of the time need to be approved prior to given the green light to our partner.
  • Must have very good administrative skills as there is a lot of paperwork generated with Pre Alerts and relating documents being received.
  • Outlook, Excel and Word skills essential
  • Extensive HMR&C knowledge in the completion of Customs Entries not only through our own operating system Multished but also via Chief directly when the need arises.
  • The above is to include entries such as the norm being Home Use, and then various others including IPR (Drawback and Suspension), British Returns, Exhibitions, Simplified Entries (CFSP), transhipment, End Use plus others.
  • Handling all types of cargo including perishables...liaison with Peach, Defra, Cities and all other third party companies involved.
  • Knowledge of CPC Codes to be used in conjunction with the entry being submitted
  • Must be conversant in seeking Commodity Codes relevant to the goods being Imported / Exported
  • Knowledge of ERTS processes and compliance.
  • It is vital that the Controller has in depth knowledge of the latest Inco terms 2021 as this plays a huge role in any given shipment being Import / Export to ensure that the correct party is being billed for the correct portion of the move.
  • Once goods are clear and Status 1 set, the Controller will be responsible for seeking us the very best possible deal for the customer on the ex bond and final delivery so transport knowledge is a must. This is then followed through to receipt of POD from our carrier which is recorded on the job file and also relayed back to the customer and overseas partner when required.
  • Customer Service skills are of paramount importance to compete with the larger agents and Service Providers.
  • Airfreight import knowledge is essential, seafreight and exports would be desirable
  • Out of hours is required 1/2 sundays but only for a couple of hours

£28-32,000 basic

Monday to Friday 9-5.30

20 days hols plus bank hols

DCR 1135

Exciting new position is available with this well established small forwarding agent based at Heathrow for an Airfreight Controller, the Airfreight Controller will be confident, well versed and enthusiastic. The Job role requires the following knowledge.

This is a start to finish role so there will be a lot of E-Mail dialogue interaction with our overseas partners, customers and staff on a daily basis, therefore excellent communication skills are essential both written and verbally.

  • Approving and arranging any given Import at any given time. This is where communication with the customer comes in as every shipment moved would 99% of the time need to be approved prior to given the green light to our partner.
  • Must have very good administrative skills as there is a lot of paperwork generated with Pre Alerts and relating documents being received.
  • Outlook, Excel and Word skills essential
  • Extensive HMR&C knowledge in the completion of Customs Entries not only through our own operating system Multished but also via Chief directly when the need arises.
  • The above is to include entries such as the norm being Home Use, and then various others including IPR (Drawback and Suspension), British Returns, Exhibitions, Simplified Entries (CFSP), transhipment, End Use plus others.
  • Handling all types of cargo including perishables...liaison with Peach, Defra, Cities and all other third party companies involved.
  • Knowledge of CPC Codes to be used in conjunction with the entry being submitted
  • Must be conversant in seeking Commodity Codes relevant to the goods being Imported / Exported
  • Knowledge of ERTS processes and compliance.
  • It is vital that the Controller has in depth knowledge of the latest Inco terms 2021 as this plays a huge role in any given shipment being Import / Export to ensure that the correct party is being billed for the correct portion of the move.
  • Once goods are clear and Status 1 set, the Controller will be responsible for seeking us the very best possible deal for the customer on the ex bond and final delivery so transport knowledge is a must. This is then followed through to receipt of POD from our carrier which is recorded on the job file and also relayed back to the customer and overseas partner when required.
  • Customer Service skills are of paramount importance to compete with the larger agents and Service Providers.
  • Airfreight import knowledge is essential, seafreight and exports would be desirable
  • Out of hours is required 1/2 sundays but only for a couple of hours

£28-32,000 basic

Monday to Friday 9-5.30

20 days hols plus bank hols

imports airfreight Customs Customer Service
Heathrow
£28-32000
2021-07-23
2021-08-23
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077
info@divalentinecalver.co.uk

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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