An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Basildon Office of Alpi UK Ltd. The role of a Land Freight Operator is to deal with the processing of consignments arriving to the U.K. from Europe by road. The role would suit someone who is commercially aware and enjoys working as part of a team.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare import documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
Liaise with overseas offices, partners & agents.
Check shipping invoices for accuracy.
Communicate with customers.
Raise delivery orders.
Responsible for raising invoices, costing jobs.
Skills & Qualifications:
Previous experience as a Land Freight Operator, Freight Forwarder (desirable) OR commensurate transferable skills
Has knowledge of customs procedures and has handled shipments from outsiude the EU.
High organizational skills and ability to manage many projects at the same time.
Ability to prioritize own workload.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Conversant in IT skills e.g. Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and Customer Record Management systems. Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail.
Can work as part of a team.
After completing six month's service, Alpi UK Death in Service – three times your annual salary.
After completing one year's service employees are eligible to apply to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required). After completing one year's service company contributions increase to 9% for the Group Pension Plan.
Alpi UK Ltd has its own free car-park with allocated company spaces (based on a first come basis) and an adjacent public highway with no-parking restrictions.
Alpi UK Ltd is approximately a brisk thirty-minute walk from the Basildon main line railways station, C2C line Southend – Fenchurch Street.
The First Group 100 bus amongst other buses stop on the Pipps Hill Retail Park (ASDA B&Q, TK Maxx etc.) –
Route: Lakeside – Chelmsford. Alpi UK Ltd, Miles Gray Road, is adjacent to the A127. The Basildon Leisure Centre is close by which has a swimming pool and gym facilities.
Alpi UK is part of the Albini & Pitigliani Group #Alpiness