Ocean Export Operator

Position: Ocean Export Operator

Location: Witham, Essex

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000

Hours: Mon – Fri – 9am – 17:30

Our client is an award-winning freight forward and logistics service provider with multiple branches across the UK and Europe. They understand that global trade and industry markets are continually changing and expanding to meet customer needs. That is why their logistics, air, sea/ocean freight forwarding, road haulage & distribution and warehousing solutions are not only flexible but are tailored to meet clients’ individual and ever-changing requirements.

Due to continued expansion plans, we are now recruiting for an experienced Ocean Export Operator to join a dedicated team based from their branch in Witham, Essex.

Ocean Export Operator Position:

Providing a valuable service in our Ocean Freight department, to organise the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods for Deep Sea exports.

Ocean Export Operator Responsibilities:

  • Handling FCL and LCL imports from the Far East and other origins on a start/finish basis
  • Providing a high level of customer service at all times and building good business relationships with clients
  • Liaising with customers, overseas agents and shipping lines
  • Booking jobs onto the in-house system
  • Arranging customs clearances / entries
  • Dealing with any clearance queries/problems and resolving to minimise delays
  • Arranging deliveries
  • Keeping customers advised and updated at all stages of the import process
  • Invoicing and administration
  • Handling export quotations

Key Skills & Experience

  • Ocean export experience
  • Strong knowledge of Ocean export procedures and documentation
  • Knowledge of customs entries
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to work well within a small team and use own initiative
  • Computer literate
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude with a willingness to learn new skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary range from £28,000 – £30,000 (DOE)
  • 25 days annual leave 8 bank holidays
  • Discount Platform
  • Full training and support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 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 Essex
Job titleOcean Export Operator
Salary £28000 - £30000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email matt@wr-logistics.com
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