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Sea Freight Import Supervisor

DCR 1162

A new position is available for a Sea Freight Import Supervisor working out of a small forwarding office in Telford.  Well established Forwarding agent, need a "hands on" Sea Freight Supervisor.  Excellent opportunity with good prospects.

To ensure freight operational requirements are interpreted correctly and services arranged and delivered within service and cost parameters.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS:

General Duties

  • Dealing with agents, pricing teams and internal colleagues to obtain job charges.
  • Liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners, agents and clients.
  • Sourcing supplier costs.
  • Update systems with shipment and costing information as required.
  • Keeping a record of charges and current rates in place for certain customers.
  • Ensure customers are invoiced in a proactive timely manner and within a certain timeframe.
  • Support the import department where required on daily operational tasks.
  • Handling sea imports from start-finish
  • Dealing with customer queries and complaints
  • Raise invoice to finalise job files, sending invoices via Email, Post or any method customers require.
  • Liaising with other company branches to obtain best outcome for the business on rates and customer service
  • Completing customs Import entries on in-house systems linking with HMRC
  • Review and prepare all relevant documentation for all aspects of the transportation of goods
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety relating to your role, site, and colleagues.
  • Undertake other responsible tasks that may be required from time to time as directed by your line manager.

 Essential Skills

  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Accurate, Honest & Punctual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as on their own
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Familiar in handling freight operations in a freight forwarding environment
  • Excellent Administrative skills
  • Understanding of import operations and HMRC processes
  • An understanding of job / file profit and the factors that contribute to job / file profit

 £35-40k

imports/seafreight/Customs
Full Time
Imports
Telford
£35-40,000
2021-09-17
2021-10-18
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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