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DATE ADDED: Fri 14/06/2019

Import Operator

Basildon, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent, Contract

SALARY: £22000 - £28000/annum

Our client a successful freight forwarder is looking for an Import Operator on a permanent level to join their team in Basildon

As an Import Operator your responsibilities will include :

* Manage import process start to finish via in house system

* Liaise with UK warehouses/clearing agents to achieve target of 2 working days from vessel arrival

* Liaise with overseas partners to achieve optimum load plans for LON/MAN

* Track shipments and communicate progress to clients

* Send NOA and invoices to UK importers prior to shipments arriving

* Arrange to release/deliver cargo

* Ensure cost estimates are entered on all jobs within the correct accounting month

* Checking of purchase invoices are correct on receipt. Pass all correct invoices for payment and dispute anything that is not as agreed

* Ensure all operational issues are clearly documented in writing, keeping the General Manager updated with all correspondence

* Dealing with invoice queries on a daily basis via in house system resolving any queries and forwarding errors to the correct department

* Close files after checking everything has been charged/costed and maximum profitability is achieved

* Keeping client's SOP's updated

* Answering the telephone in a timely manner

Candidates Requirements:

* Minimum of 2 years in managing all types of import and export process

* Detailed knowledge of import and export operations

* Good understanding of all Microsoft packages including Excel spreadsheets

* IT literate

* Be conscientious and have good attention to detail

* Good Communicate skills as will be speaking to clients and staff members

* Self-motivated and able to work without supervision

* Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

* Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets and objectives

Great salary of £22K - £28K dependent on experience

If you wish to apply or discuss this position please call us on (phone number removed) or email your latest CV
Role: Import Operator
Job Type: Permanent, Contract
Location: Basildon, Essex,

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