Ocean Freight Import Operator

Freight Personnel
£22000 - £25000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A multi-national Chinese forwarder is opening their first UK office in WICKFORD, ESSEX. The office will be responsible for shipping goods from China into the UK. They are now looking to recruit an experienced OCEAN FREIGHT IMPORT OPERATOR to manage the back office operations. This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is experienced in ocean imports to come in at the ground level of a new office. The successful candidate will be helping to set up the new office, systems, systems, procedures and safeguards. As the business expands this could grow into a managerial role allowing the successful candidate the freedom to decide which path their career takes. Responsibilities: Liaising with clients to book both FCL and LCL. Planning the daily activities of the office. Liaising with China to ensure all work is booked in at the UK office. Preparing deep sea import entry paperwork. Carrying out customs entries. Preparing invoicing paperwork and correspondence Negotiating UK haulage rates Arranging UK haulage and confirming arrival of goods. Essential Experience: Two years ocean imports experience Customs entries Customs clearance documentation Organising UK haulage Excellent customer service skills This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66855918