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Import Operations Coordinator

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment Ended

Import Operations Co-ordinator

Import Clerk | Import Customs Clerk | Import Forwarder

Do you have an extensive import freight forwarding background? Are you looking to make your next career move to a well-established & respected supply chain solutions provider who still run on their family owned values?

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing import shipments from origin to destination for a number of clients, both small to medium sized importers to large retailers.

You will also be responsible for completing import Customs entries, so should be confident in classifying goods to the correct tariff number and clearing goods using various CPCs, including Home Use & CFSP.

Experience of arranging haulage and negotiating rates / compiling quotes would certainly be advantageous.

You will be a key player within the import team and your ideas and input into how to improve processes and ultimately customer satisfaction will be welcomed & rewarded

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous Import Forwarding experience

  • Customs entry knowledge

  • Good IT skills

  • Good customer service skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in arranging transport

  • Experience in compiling quotations

About the Company:

Our client is an established freight forwarder, large enough to benefits from economies of scale but small enough to ensure that everyone who works within the company is valued & rewarded for their hard work. The Felixstowe office has a friendly & professional team, and work in an enjoyable working environment.

Salary & Benefits:

Our client is offering a salary of between £20K & 25K, dependant on experience. 35 Hours per week, generous holiday, pension & other benefits

Apply today by hitting the apply button below & we will review CVs along with our client as soon as possible.

SDW Recruitment is the South's leading recruitment specialist to the shipping, freight forwarding, supply chain & logistics industries. SDW was established in 2002 and our team possess more than 50 years combined experience & knowledge gained form working within the shipping & forwarding industry. We pride ourselves on always delivering a proactive, professional & high quality service to both our clients & candidates

We make every effort to reply to applicants, but due to high volumes of applications this is not always possible and if you have not been contacted by one of our consultants after 3 days, please assume that you have not been successful. However if you have relevant shipping & freight experience, we will of course add you to our in-house system and contact you with details on all positions we feel could be of interest. Please be assured of confidentiality at all times

Required skills

  • operations
  • customs
  • customer service
  • Imports
  • shipping

Reference: 33804097

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