Sea Freight Operations Co-ordinator

Job Title: Sea Freight Operations Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Redditch
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-22
Reference: 047107696
Contact Name: Michelle Laight047
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2019 14:07

Job Description

Sea Freight Operations Co-ordinator
Full Time Permanent
£26,000 - £30,000 per annum, depending on experience

Our client is a successful and well-established company based in Redditch. Due to their continued success, we are looking for an exciting, confident, positive and pro-active Sea Freight Operations Co-Ordinator to join the experienced and dedicated team.

Duties of the role:
• Managing the day to day export and import bookings of European sea freight shipments.
• Raising job files and all of the appropriate paperwork.
• Extensive client liaison both written (email) and verbal (telephone).
• Supplier liaison and negotiation.
• Internal liaison with the sales team assisting with quotations and service status information.
• Managing the jobs from start to finish in line with the client expectations
• Invoicing jobs on completion.

Experience and skills required:
• European or UK Sea freight operations experience.
• Customer service experience with the ability to build strong relations.
• Experience of calculating freight quotations.
• Negotiating skills to maximise gross profit.
• Strong organisational and administration skills.
• Good IT Skills.

The hours are Monday – Friday 8.30am -5.30pm