Ocean Export Operator

Start Date
exports, ocean freight, sea freight, ocean exports,
Leeds, Halifax, Keighley, Bradford
Freight Forwarding
£23000-£28000 per annum


Export Deep Sea FCL Operator - Bradford

My client have an opening in their busy Deep Sea Export & Airfreight Department for a skilled and experienced ocean freight forwarder.

As the operation has grown, their values have stayed consistent. They maintain the same attention to detail, personal and responsive services, great value and clever and simple answers to their clients’ many complex demands.

With excellent progression and development opportunities throughout the business, this proves to be an exciting opportunity for individuals seeking the next step in their logistics career.

The Company
Multi-modal International Freight Forwarder.
Employing 27 Staff across their Sea freight, Airfreight, & European export and import departments with a Team of Management responsible for each department.
A significant part of the business is FCL and consolidated Sea Freight worldwide.

Person Specification
The individual will already have experience in Ocean Freight FCL &/or LCL Export Deep Sea Forwarding.
They will have good customer service skills, be able to work well alone and in a team and experience of working in a Freight Forwarding environment.
Ideally they should be confident in the entire end to end process, from quotation stage, through booking & documentation handling shipments from start to finish.

The Role

The Nuts and bolts of the position is to be involved within the well-established Export team and to assist in driving the development and profitability of the department as we continue to add new services, overseas partners and clients.
The role is very much a “Hands on” position working directly with clients & operating the daily tasks associated with handling shipments on a Door to Door basis.

Location: Bradford
Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:30.
Holiday entitlement: 20 Days per annum Bank Holidays an extra 2 days over the Christmas period. After 5 years continuous service holiday entitlement increases to 21 Days and after 10 years, 22 days.
Pension Contribution: 5% of salary
Bonus Scheme: paid annually
Starting salary: Dependent on experience.
Additional Benefits: Private Health Plan

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