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Location: AYLESFORD, KENT Salary: 20000 - 25000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3052440
Air freight operator

Due to company growth we are looking for an Air Freight Operator to join a supportive working environment. The company are seeking somebody with shipping knowledge and ability to multi task import and export shipments simultaneously.

Duties will include:

Maintain, review and create tariffs with agreed rates established with the directors and sales team.
Organise and follow through all shipments alongside the Supervisor and Manager.
Build strong working relationships with clients, transport companies shipping lines and suppliers.
Create quotations for import, export and /or cross trade in an agreed timeframe if required.
Have an understanding of market conditions and trends.
Monitoring & reporting shipment status to client
Resolve any pricing queries or complaints and escalate if necessary.
Review all customs clearance paperwork and submit NES/import entries when required.
Responsible for all air imports and exports shipments.
Communicate effectively with colleagues and all other relevant departments.
Handling ATA Carnets, Temporary Importation
Dealing with Airlines, handling agents and transport companies

The successful Applicant
Able to work and meet deadlines
Computer literate
Possess team player qualities
Possess good leadership skills
Able to plan ahead
A pro-active attitude
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills

In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary dependent on experience.
Knowledge of internal freight systems such As E-customs, boxtop will be preferred, but training will be given.

The successful candidate is required to have experience of working in Freight Forwarding and in particular air freight and customs clearance procedures. Candidates must possess strong communication and negotiation skills, with a passion and desire to learn and succeed in their career.

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