My client is looking to recruit a tenacious and time-effective planner to join their team in Felixstowe. The successful Ocean Freight Forwarder will ensure deliveries are completed from across the global.
My client operates out of their hub in Felixstowe and primarily deals with the import and export of fast-paced ocean freight deliveries. Their business is rapidly expanding and they currently contract out to many house-hold names and market leading global brands. Their business has expanded considerably over the last few years and their brand has now become a premium within the perishable goods arena.
The successful Ocean Freight Forwarder will report directly into the company Operations Manager and will be responsible for the following tasks:
Working in a perishable goods environment across ocean freight
Resolve customer queries and solve logistics problems
Actively monitoring of all shipments and setting our customer's expectations
Providing excellent customer service
Providing quotes and price indications to our customers
Providing import/export solutions, when dealing with HMRC regulations.
Producing all relevant shipping paperwork and arranging transport and collections.Profile
The ideal Ocean Freight Forwarder will have the following skills and attributes:
Previous experience in a time dependant logistics environment is essential.
3 years + experience in ocean freight background.
Desirably educated to Degree, or equivalent, level.
Strong experience in Import/Export regulations, ideally with a worldwide remit.
Ability to commute to Felixstowe.
Flexibility, positive and outgoing attitude.
The drive and tenacity to succeed, while delivering excellent customer service.
The ability to commute within the wider Felixstowe area.
Experience of the following systems would be beneficial: Hawbs, Manifest, Mawb.Job Offer
£24,000-£33,000 + Bonus