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IMPORT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

502024

  • £30,000.00 to £40,000.00
  • Cheshire, UK
  • Permanent / Full Time
IMPORT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

My client has an incredible opportunity to join their company as an Import Operations Coordinator with a passion for shaping seamless global logistics solutions.

Based in Stockport, this permanent role comes with a competitive salary up to 40K DOE along with a host of benefits including a company pension and up to 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.

As an experienced import ocean freight coordinator, you'll be an integral part of their dynamic team of freight forwarders handling international import and export shipments via air, sea, road, and rail.

Your role will involve all aspects of global import operations, quoting and booking shipments, navigating market trends and pricing, preparing crucial shipping documents, and ensuring top-notch customer service throughout the process.
  • Be part of a driven team organizing international import and export shipments by air, sea, road, and rail
  • Lead global import operations from start to finish, ensuring the best possible rates for customers and agents
  • Develop strong working relationships with shipping lines, overseas agents, and other key partners
Preferred Requirements:
  • Previous experience in quoting and operations of import ocean freight forwarding is a MUST
  • Proficiency in preparing and verifying shipping documents, invoices, and customs declarations
  • Experience in other modes of transport (air, road, and rail) would be beneficial
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with customers and suppliers
  • Good relationships with supplier networks, including hauliers, shipping lines, and overseas agents
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of airfreight and customs systems (e.g. CNS, Destin8, CDS, FCL) would be advantageous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • A positive can-do attitude, coupled with a flexible approach and eagerness to learn and progress
 
Stephen Allan Senior Consultant | Freight & Logistics
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