Ocean Import Coordinator
Position: Ocean Import Co-ordinator
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 (Negotiable) DOE
My client have been providing innovative logistics, e-commerce and supply chain management services since 1988.
The company is independently owned, continuously challenging itself and its teams to be innovative, quick to adapt, provide expert solutions and create opportunities for clients, team members as well as the business. With a culture that thrives on a drive for excellence, opportunities to learn and develop, diversity and relationship building, as well as the desire to bring skills and passion to a quickly changing and fast-paced environment.
We are now hiring for an experienced ocean import freight forwarder, reporting to and working with the Operations Manager, the Ocean Import Coordinator will work closely with customers, clients and agents and liaise between customers, suppliers and transport companies to ensure efficient deliveries.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Manage all aspects of the ocean import process
Obtain and communicate, internally and externally, all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
Liaise between Suppliers, Freight Forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information
Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments
Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met
Ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions
Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management
Cover the export operations when required
Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department
Flexible hybrid working between the office and home
Free parking on site
Pension enrolment after 3 months
Great internal and external training and career progression opportunities
20 days holiday allowance + bank holidays
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