Import Operator

Red Recruit

Tilbury, Essex - Show Location

Market related

Full-Time / Permanent

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Job Information

Import Operator - VR/21138

The Company & Role:

We are currently seeking an Seafreight Import Operator for our Freight Forwarding client based in Tilbury, to provide a high level of customer service to their clients and handle start to finish operations.

Responsibilities of the Import Operator:


Chasing customs clearance documents from customers prior to vessel arrivalAnswering email queries in a timely mannerCollecting all the correct documentation prior to release/delivery of cargoArranging haulage with shipping lines/haulersEnsuring shipments are rated and invoiced correctlyNegotiating and agreeing haulage prices with suppliersCompleting customer and supplier spreadsheetsSecuring payment cleared funds for duty/vat invoices prior to release/delivery of cargoProcessing supplier invoicesResolving any customers queries or complaintsFiling and archiving job files once they are complete
Skills and Experience Required of the Import Operator:


Previous experience in general imports (at least 2 years)IT Literate - Excel and Word are essentialExcellent attention to detailDriven and self-motivatedProactive problem-solving capabilityFlexibility and adaptabilityAble to work to deadlines and meet targetsExcellent communication skillsTeam Player
If you’re interested in the role of Import Operator, click apply now, or email our Shipping team on [email protected]

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors.  We provide an expert consultative, ‘project managed’ approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate.  Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruit’s mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression.  We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs.  Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.  

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

If you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry then please contact us to see if we can assist you finding your next career move.

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19 days ago

VR/21138

1644910

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