Import Operator

Successful freight forwarder based near Dagenham seek to enlist an import operator to join their team.
As part of the UK division – this relatively small team of 12 operate temperature controlled cargo for some of the largest food manufacturers in the world – and as part of a large portfolio of European companies involved in all aspects of the global supply chain.

The emphasis is firmly on growth & expansion for this particular arm of the business – so forward thinking people with their goals set on progression would be a welcome addition to this ambitious team. This is a progressive, inclusive company that
values it’s staff and creates the environment for employees to learn develop and contribute to success.

The successful addition will bring a clear and practised understanding of ocean imports, both FCL & LCL, and also experience of customs entries. This is a 360 degree operations role – whereby the operator will be responsible for all aspects of the process from liaison with overseas agents and partners, customs clearance, and on to file closure / invoicing. This is an opportunity for an operator who values ownership of their files and thrives on responsibility for their customer.

Ideally you will have experience of IPR/ OPR entries, as well as CVED.

As this role offers a great deal of autonomy, flexibility is offered on hours. Branch is covered 8am-6pm, but options to work 9-5.30/ 8-4.30 etc. are available. A part time option may even be available for someone with the right key skills and attitude.

If you have the relevant experience in forwarding and temperature controlled commodities, are looking for a new and exciting challenge with an employer who will recognise and reward your contributions, we would like to hear from you

Please send your CV in the first instance to

Job Summary

Job Title Import Operator
Location Rainham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £29k
Last Updated 14/11/2019
Reference SF47442
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