Seafreight Import Clerk

  • £25k - 30k per year
  • Essex
  • Red Recruit

Our freight forwarding Client based in Witham, offers transport solutions across the UK and internationally, via road, sea and air. Due to increased demand, they are currently looking for an experienced Seafreight Import Clerk to join the growing deep-sea import team within their busy import LCL department. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm, no weekends required! In return, the company are offering a salary of upto £30k depending on experience and the opportunity of long-term career progression.

On a day-to-day basis, youll be dealing with companies worldwide, liaising with overseas agents / customers / hauliers, handling all aspects of deep-sea import movements from start to finish, working with foodstuff and general goods.

Were keen to speak to enthusiastic people who have at least 2 years general forwarding experience.

Successful Seafreight Import Clerks have a good operational know-how of import procedures, excellent customer service skills and commercial sense. Youll be a proficient communicator; in person, on the phone and in writing.

Duties of the Seafreight Import Clerk:

Checking manifests once receivedPlanning and arranging deliveriesReceiving pre-alerts from overseas agentsPlanning loads and sending load lists to agentsAdvising customers of arrival of cargo into the UKCreating files both manually and on the computer systemReceiving and checking relevant import documentation and passing on to shipping lines

Experience required for a Seafreight Import Clerk:

Good Administrative and MS Excel skillsWorking knowledge of Sequoia, would be a distinct advantage.Ability to build relationships with customers

If this Seafreight Import Clerk is something you would like to know more about or you know of anyone that fits the bill, either forward this advert to them, send us their details or get in contact with us and we will do the rest. You can recommend as many people as you like via our website and earn a referral fee per candidate we place*. This is an unlimited offer.

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  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: VR/23080