Senior Ocean Import Operator

Position: Senior Ocean Import Operator

Location: Essex

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (negotiable)

Hours: Mon – Fri 9am-17:30

Senior Ocean Import Role:

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

Key roles & 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 in jobs on the in-house system (Azyra)
  • Arranging 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 import quotations
  • Any duties/tasks as requested by your Line Manager or a Director

Knowledge & Experience

  • Extensive Ocean Import experience
  • A good knowledge of Ocean Import procedures and documentation
  • Ability to complete customs entries
  • Basic knowledge of exports
  • 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


  • 24 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Perk Box Discount Platform
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extensive learning opportunities
  • Employee Engagement Forum
  • Reward and Recognition programme
  • Tusker car scheme
  • Monthly Pay Day Treat Day
  • Learn management system
  • Full training and ongoing support

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Location Essex
Job titleSenior Ocean Import Operator
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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