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European Export Operator

Posted 6 March by First Choice Staff Easy Apply Ended

Our client, a Freight Forwarder based in Tilbury is looking for a European Export Operator to join their busy team.

European operator - to mainly deal with exports to Germany, liaising with suppliers and partners to deliver a high level of service to our clients so their expectations are met and where possible exceeded. Extensive knowledge of European Groupage trailers/part load and vehicle planning essential. Ideally have good geographical knowledge of Germany.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop relationships with customer.
  • To meet deadlines/requirements as per client requests.
  • Monitor supplier performance.
  • Good file management and attention to detail.
  • Prepare quotations in accordance with client’s request.
  • Booking vehicles with subcontractors in accordance with requirement
  • Complete required consignment documentation.
  • Complete Customs documents for 3rd Country transits (EX1)
  • Knowledge of Import / Export customs procedures for non EC cargo
  • Be able to calculate load space required
  • Charging of own files
  • Assisting colleagues during staff absences / holidays

Person/Job Specification

  • Excellent communication verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Commercial awareness - right service provider for task/job.
  • Positive, "can do" attitude
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office packages e.g. word, excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills.
  • On time delivery focused.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise.
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong team ethic and share knowledge

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am - 5:30pm.


The successful candidate will receive a salary up to £30,000 depending on experience.

Required skills

  • Export
  • Freight
  • German
  • Trailers
  • European Markets

Reference: 34612430

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