Import Operator

Growing, busy successful and welcoming freight forwarder in Basildon seek to recruit an experienced Import Operator to join their friendly team. Dominant in ocean imports from China, South East Asia, Indian sub continent and more recently the USA, this company also exports goods to various destinations and prides itself on excellent customer service and client retention. This focus on quality extends to it’s knowledgeable team, who enjoy a friendly ethos and success culture. Staff turnover is very low, and staff morale high.

The successful new team member will bring:

• High levels of customer service, with the ability to maximize file profitability
• A general understanding of Import Consolidation
• Good team communication skills both telephone and written
• High level of accuracy in all work undertaken
• Team player attitude
• Minimum 1 year experience

During your general day to day you will be responsible for liaising with overseas partners/agents, receiving pre-alerts, contacting clients to obtain information/paperwork relating to current import shipments, raising sales Invoices, allocation of costings for suppliers invoices, liaising with carriers and UK depots to arrange for devanning of containers and releases / deliveries to door as required, quoting of rates to clients / overseas agents where necessary & ensuring internal database is updated.

This opportunity would suit a high energy, positive and eager operator who may be feeling slightly over-looked in their current role. Want to take ownership of your own customers cargo origin to door? Be recognised a bigger part of a smaller team? Work with friendly and like-minded people? This could be your time to shine! Send your CV now to

Job Summary

Job Title Import Operator
Location Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £26k
Last Updated 13/01/2020
Reference SF47951
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