European Operations Administrator

Position: European Operations Administrator

Location: Stoke-On-Trent

Hours: Monday to Friday (9am – 17:30)

Salary: Up to £28,000 (DEO)

We are recruiting for one of the UK’s leading logistics and freight companies that operate worldwide and offer a full range of services in the UK, across Europe and Internationally across all trade routes.

We seek a European Operations Administrator to play a crucial role in supporting the day-to-day operations of the team handling groupage trailers to various European destinations. The ideal candidate will come from a freight forwarding or logistics background.

Your key responsibilities as a European Operations Administrator:

  • Help to plan Export Groupage trailers.
  • Responsible for monthly P&L on designated service(s).
  • Tracking shipments and resolving any issues that may arise
  • Coordinating with carriers, customs agents and other stakeholders to optimise transport routes and costs
  • Quotations for customers, negotiating best possible rates
  • Maintaining accurate records of shipments, invoices and other relevant documents
  • Ensuring good internal communication between key departments, customer handling, Transport and warehouse.
  • Provide completed manifest to warehouse
  • Complying with all Exportation Documentation
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently
  • Gain a full understanding of our ISO/AEO systems


  • Experience in freight forwarding operations or logistic planning
  • Ability to consolidate cargo in the UK, with a good understanding of how to maximise their trailer payloads – desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate their skills to load/plan/route trailers for cost-effective groupage trailer planning – desirable
  • Must be able to plan loads and have had experience with using weights/cubes
  • Excellent customer service
  • Must be commercially aware and liaise closely with the sales department, be able to negotiate favourable rates and win business for their trade route
  • Good organisation and ability to work to deadline is essential
  • Knowledge of Export customs procedures – desirable


  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 24 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Perk Box Discount Platform
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extensive learning opportunities
  • Employee Engagement Forum
  • Reward and Recognition programme
  • Monthly Pay Day Treat Day

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

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


Location Staffordshire
Job titleEuropean Operations Administrator
Salary £25000 - £28000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email
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