Import operator

Ocean Import Operator

Household name & successful 3PL freight forwarder in Tilbury seek to add to their ocean Import team.

As an experienced ocean import operator, you will be familiar with handling groupage/ LCL consignments from landing stage to destination/ file closure – with an emphasis on negotiating haulage costs with agreed suppliers. You will use your experience and skills to maximise profits for the department whilst ensuring the best level of service possible for customers.

Day to day operational duties will include collecting release documentation, ensuring shipments are invoiced correctly, responding to emails in a timely manner, completing customer and supplier spreadsheets & securing payment of funds for duty/ VAT prior to release/ delivery.
Your excellent customer service & people skills will be put to good use in liaisons with shipping lines and hauliers to negotiate rates and organise cargo movements, as well as resolving customer queries or complaints as they arise.

As part of a team rich in knowledge, your efforts will be welcomed and respected – and rewarded with an excellent package, which includes:
20 days holiday rising with service up to 25 days
Discounted Private Healthcare
Excellent Pension& Life insurance Schemes
Eye Care Vouchers
Annual salary review
Discretionary bonus

If you consider yourself to be a capable, friendly and hardworking import professional – and are looking to join one of the local market leaders – send your CV now to

Job Summary

Job Title Import operator
Location Tilbury,Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28k
Last Updated 29/09/2020
Reference SF49537
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