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Import Clerk, Permanent, Witham

Posted 23 April by Pursuit Resources Group Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Import Clerk

Witham, Essex

We are currently recruiting for an Import Clerk for our client based in Witham. You will be required to provide a valuable service within the Operations department and organise the safe, efficient and cost effective transportation of goods.

Duties Include:

  • Taking bookings
  • Arranging cargo collections
  • Liaising with clients, overseas agents and internal departments
  • Trailer load planning
  • Quoting for import and export trailer groupage
  • Raising files
  • Raising Manifests and CMR's
  • Invoicing/charging of export files
  • Preparing loading lists for the warehouse
  • Maintaining accurate administrative records
  • Respond and deal with customer communication by email and telephone
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently
  • Ensuring site and customer objectives are achieved
  • Any duties/tasks as requested by the Line Manager or a Director

Essential Skills

  • GCSE in Maths and English
  • One year's experience in working within an Operations or Transport office.
  • Ability to work to a deadline is essential
  • Ability to consolidate cargo in the UK, with a good understanding on how to maximise their trailer payloads.
  • Must be able to plan loads and have had experience with using weights/cubes.
  • The candidate must be commercially aware and liaise closely with the sales department, be able to negotiate favourable rates and win business for their trade route.
  • Good communication skills and high level of customer service.
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good communication and organising skills

Personal Qualities

  • Team player
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Accurate
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Punctual
  • Flexible to hours of work

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Required skills

  • Import
  • Logistics
  • Operations

Reference: 34971669

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