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Basildon, Essex Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain Posted 08.01.20 £22000 - £27000 per annum

Export Operator
Permanent
Basildon
c £27,000 per annum

Immediate start available

Do you have experience within an Operations role from start to finish?

Our client are seeking experienced Export Operators to handle sea, air and road freight (training can be given on road and air). The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the Export process for all modes of transport from start to finish.

Duties:
Working in a team of 3, the successful applicant will be responsible for handling the export process for Air, Road and Sea freight
Liaising with shipping, airlines and hauliers to obtain and negotiate rates
Quoting clients on all modes via email and the telephone; negotiating rates with clients if price not as competitive
Following up on quotes to secure bookings
Processing bookings
Producing required documentation – airway bills and bills of lading
Keeping in contact with customers from start to finish to ensure a smooth transaction
Ensuring required documentation is in place and that invoices are correct
Handling invoice queries
Overseeing the whole export process within the department and working with team members to ensure work within the department is completed on time
Maintenance of booking files throughout the process, handling any issues or queries in a timely manner and ensuring these are correctly documented and rectified
Providing cover within the department for holiday and sickness

The Person:
Proven experience within an Export Operator role
Exposure to all modes is ideal: Ocean, Air and Road (ocean experience is imperative)
Strong operational experience is essential
A team player who works well off of own initiative
A can-do approach and drive to see the business and department succeed
Applicants must be prepared to support the Export team and colleagues in ensuring that workload is completed on time
A flexible approach to your daily workload and working within a small team where it is “all hands to the pump”
Ability to thrive in a reactive environment

The Benefits:
Monday – Friday; 8:45 am – 5:30 pm (some flexibility required dependant on workload)
1 hour lunch break
20 days + Bank
c £27,000 per annum
Company mobile
Modern, open plan office
Working with a small, close knit team (that includes the owners 2 small dogs)

Keywords: export, freight, air, sea, ocean, road, LCL
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Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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