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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Trainee Ocean Freight Coordinator

Basildon, UK
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Company: XCEL RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Our client, a freight forwarder is looking for a Trainee Ocean Freight Coordinator to join their office in Basildon.

Job duties & Responsibilities Trainee Ocean Freight Coordinator

  • Communication with Clients, shipping lines and overseas offices/agents
  • Handling Sea Freight consignments for both Imports & Exports
  • High volumes of data entry on in-house IT systems
  • Arranging FCL/LCL loading plans/manifests/bookings & customs processes
  • Raising & passing of invoices
  • Dealing with cargo related warehouse queries

Skills & Qualifications

  • High level attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Must be a team player
  • Have commercial awareness
  • Must be flexible with their working hours

Company Benefits

  • 20 days annual leave + (8) Public holidays
  • Holiday loyalty days up to a maximum of 5 days (1 per each full year of employment completed)
  • Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members as spouse/partners and children aged 16 to 24 in full-time education, living in the same household
  • Access to our Employee Discounts and Perks, which includes Grocery Shopping, Holidays, Movies, Sports, Wellness and many more.
  • After completing six months’ service, Death in Service equal to three times your annual salary.
  • After one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
  • After one year’s service company contributions increase 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.
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