I am actively looking to engage experienced Import & Export candidates, who have a background in air, sea and road freight, for an exciting International Air Freight Co-ordinator position in Leicestershire!
You will be joining a growing team who have been in the UK & International Shipping market for over 85 years. The company have a strong ethos around personal development and a family atmosphere in their Leicestershire office. Due to BREXIT the company have experienced unprecedented levels of growth!
As an International Air Freight Co-ordinator you will be employed at the Mansfield Head Office and Report into the on-site Shipping Manager. Dependent on your experience you could be managing a small team of 2x Co-ordinator, mixing a commercial & operational workload. You will also be responsible for the following areas:
Coordination of the import and export logistics and customs clearance process
To manage the freight operation from receipt of customer bookings and arranging collections to booking cargo with carriers.
To request and gather quotations from suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.
Managing customs entries from EU and the rest of the world, implementing procedures for inbound/outbound shipping.
Liaising with the company's in-house department/s regarding incoming shipments in order to apply for customs entry in good time.
Provide knowledge of customs clearance for specific variations on company's imports from EU and the rest of the world.Profile
The successful International Air Freight Co-ordinator will have a large background in either road, sea or air freight operations over the last 3+ years and ideally come from a mixture of an operational / commercial background.
3+ years experience in International Shipping or Freight.
Experienced with air, sea or road freight.
Commutable to Leicestershire.
Experienced with planning, pricing, quoting different methods of shipping.
A team player
Commercial, as well as operational, acumen. Job Offer
Up to 20% corporate bonus scheme
32 days per year holiday
8% matched pension