Sea Freight Export Operator

Wolverley Village
£21,000 per annum
05 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client who is based in Birmingham are now looking for an experienced Sea Freight Export Operator. They offer a one stop solution to meet all transport and shipping requirements. Including air freight shipping and sea freight shipping. A family run business that offers a great working environment with professionalism and fun at the heart of what they do. This position offers excellent career prospects for the right person.

Vacancy - Deep Sea Export Operator

Salary Range: £21-27k

The successful applicant must have experience in this sector.

Role responsibilities:

  • Receive, process and manage incoming customer quotes and bookings in agreed time-scales
  • To manage the process to company standards and guidelines
  • Supplier and customer rate negotiation to approved levels of authority
  • Liaise with suppliers to fulfil customer bookings
  • Provide costing quotes
  • Quality of data input into fast freight system
  • Problem resolution
  • Booking confirmation
  • Job tracking and customer communication throughout
  • Closing the job when completed to customer satisfaction
  • Quote chasing and conversion on 'live' jobs
  • Identifying and pursuing new selling/sales opportunities
  • Proactive risk assessment of each customer job the operator is responsible for
  • Accountable for ensuring highest levels of data quality input into fast freight in the time-scales required

Key Attributes:

  • Must have previous experience in this sector
  • Have a structured approach to their work
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Be able to interpret and execute agreed company policies
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent rapport building skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent team player

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills to excel in this role then please send us your CV today.
If you have not received a reply within 28 days of your application, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.