Air Freight Operator

Air Freight Operator – Trafford Park – Up to £33k

The Company:

A leading global logistics service provider are actively seeking an Air Freight Operator to join their expanding team in Trafford Park. The company was founded over 100 years ago and has grown to become a market leader with almost 40,000 employees in over 950 sites worldwide (10 in the UK) offering stability, security and fantastic progression opportunities. The client has a strong ethos steeped in the company values of customer obsession, employee focus, innovative spirit, honesty, endurance. This exciting opportunity to join this high performing team is testament to the excellent growth of the freight forwarding teams in Trafford Park and exemplifies the possibilities joining this team can provide.


  • £25k – £33k Depending on Experience
  • 22 days increasing to 26 holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Above standard Pension contributions
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Birthday off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Gym Discount
  • Company Bike
  • Employee representation forum
  • Great growth potential
  • Training programmes

Air Freight Operator Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with airlines and carriers
  • Production of quotations
  • Achieving strict delivery deadlines and customer requirements
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to build relationships with existing and new clients
  • Manage Air Exports from start to finish
  • Manage Air Imports from start to finish – preferable
  • Ability to complete customs entries – preferable
  • Invoice jobs on completion
  • Support personal development of the team – preferable
  • Work towards to KPIs


  • Air Freight experience – 18 months minimum
  • Export experience – Essential
  • Import experience – Preferable
  • Organisational skills
  • Self sufficient


WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Trafford
Job titleAir Freight Operator
Salary £25000 - £33000
Consultant Steve Barker
Consultant Phone 02392852312
Consultant Email
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