Ocean Import Operator

Ocean Import Operator

Location: Basildon

Salary: up to £35,000 (DOE)

My client is looking for an experienced Ocean Import Operator to join their team based in Basildon. They are a leading global freight forwarder that was founded over 50 years ago. They have an annual multi million pound turnover and employ over 1,000 members of staff worldwide.

Package Benefits:

  • Annual Salary: up to £35,000 (DOE)
  • Full time: Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:30pm (can be flexible)
  • Be part of a dynamic team and company with a clear vision and strategy
  • On-site Parking
  • Excellent training programme
  • Opportunities and encouragement for progression within the company

Key Responsibilities:

  • Book freight with approved carriers/lines.
  • To ensure a high level of customer service is provided to clients.
  • Take requests and queries and resolve them effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicate (using email, telephone and internet systems) with overseas agents and clients clearly, precisely and accurately and resolve issues and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure pre-alert documents are on hand prior to vessel arrival.
  • Process supplier invoices.
  • Maintain customer and supplier spreadsheets.


  • Ocean freight experience.
  • Import customs experience.
  • Experience working for a freight forwarding company.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Good verbal and written communication.

#Ocean Import Operator #Ocean Import Coordinator, #Ocean Freight #Import Customs, #Freight Forwarding, #Freight Operations, #Sea Freight

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Location Essex
Job titleOcean Import Operator
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant Steve Barker
Consultant Phone 02392852312
Consultant Email Steve@wr-logistics.com
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