Trainee/ Junior

Exciting opportunity for a trainee to join this lively fresh faced forwarder based in Brentwood

This successful company are held in high regard at local level – renowned for their excellent service levels, and very low staff turnover. A solid team of 14 existing staff will welcome a new and eager trainee to their busy operation.

As a freight forwarder the focus is on managing the movements of clients cargo from all over the world, both to and from the UK – by air sea and road. The lucky new recruit will work closely with the ocean and air operations team to learn the processes of this role from the ground up – and eventually take care of a client portfolio of their own.

Day to day duties will include: Checking documentation, loading job files to the in-house system, liaising with customers, carriers, hauliers and overseas agents, learning cargo capacities, weights loads and dimensions, and responding to volume emails and correspondence.

The right person will be eager to learn, have good GCSE / A-levels or BTEC grades – and have an interest in a career in the logistics sector. Proficient skills with MS Excel/ MS Word and Outlook is important, as is a confident a likeable nature – with great customer service abilities and people skills.
The freight forwarding industry plays a crucial part of economy and opportunities to gain such sought after skills are rare.

The team look to relocate in the near future, albeit still local – likely Basildon or Tilbury. An owner driver is preferred

Working for and learning from some of the best in the business is a desirable opportunity – and the search is on for a committed, smart, and enthusiastic trainee is on. Attitude is everything in this fast growing company!

Have you got what it takes to embark on a rewarding career in freight forwarding? If so – send your CV in the first instance to c.french@select.co.uk

Job Summary

Job Title Trainee/ Junior
Location Brentwood,Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £13k
Last Updated 10/11/2020
Reference SF49770
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