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Import & Export Agent

Location: HOUNSLOW, MIDDLESEX Salary: 23000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 24 days ago Reference: 3067249
I have a very well established Cargo organisation which is offering a salary of £23/24k depending on experience.

My client is offering a fantastic working environment with great incentives as well as genuine career progression for the right person.

This position consists of nights & days over 4days & then 4 days off. The position will consist of both imports & exports.

This amazing opportunity will give you, but not limited to:
*Holidays + bank holidays
*Pension
*Fantastic training
*Scope for progression


Your duties will include, but not limited to:

*Process freight documentation adhering with company procedures, and Governmental regulations. Full compliance is mandatory.
*Ensure accurate processing of documentation in all areas including, handling briefs, SLA’s, including special handling e.g. HUM, DGR, VUN, VAL, Radioactive material.
*Liaise with relevant Supervisors to ensure everyone is fully informed of the daily activities.
*Carry out Dangerous Goods checks and adhere to IATA and carrier regulations.
*Deliver the highest standard of customer service to all internal and external customers.
*Manage irregularities
*Ensure all irregularities are reported where required.
*Liaise with customers face-to-face or via telephone, fax and e mail.
*Carry out reception duties including adherence to CAA regulations.
*Process transhipments including obtaining onward bookings and security clearance.
*Process import and export flights including informing relevant people.
*Communicate effectively with carrier and other handling agents.
*Communicate with warehouse staff on build and break requirements.
*Have a proactive work ethic, plan ahead to anticipate and prevent handling issues.


In order to be considered for this position you must have:

* A can-do attitude
*AVSEC Security Level CO/Level D certification or higher.
*Extensive cargo experience.
*Excellent practical knowledge of Hermes.
*The ability to plan and prioritise is essential
*The ability to work effectively & efficiently to ensure deadlines are met.
*Full driving licence essential.


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