International Air Freight Co-ordinator

Leicestershire Permanent £28,000 - £38,000
  • An air freight specialist, commutable to the Leicestershire area!
  • 37.5 hours per week contract, with added OT and 32 days holiday

About Our Client

You will be joining a growing team who have been in the UK & International Shipping market for over 85 years. The company have a strong ethos around personal development and a family atmosphere in their Leicestershire office. Due to BREXIT the company have experienced unprecedented levels of growth!

Job Description

As an International Air Freight Co-ordinator you will be employed at the Mansfield Head Office and Report into the on-site Shipping Manager. Dependent on your experience you could be managing a small team of 2x Co-ordinator, mixing a commercial & operational workload. You will also be responsible for the following areas:

  • Coordination of the import and export logistics and customs clearance process
  • To manage the freight operation from receipt of customer bookings and arranging collections to booking cargo with carriers.
  • To request and gather quotations from suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Managing customs entries from EU and the rest of the world, implementing procedures for inbound/outbound shipping.
  • Liaising with the company's in-house department/s regarding incoming shipments in order to apply for customs entry in good time.
  • Provide knowledge of customs clearance for specific variations on company's imports from EU and the rest of the world.

The Successful Applicant

The successful International Air Freight Co-ordinator will have a large background in either road, sea or air freight operations over the last 3+ years and ideally come from a mixture of an operational / commercial background.

  • 3+ years experience in International Shipping or Freight.
  • Experienced with air, sea or road freight.
  • Commutable to Leicestershire.
  • Experienced with planning, pricing, quoting different methods of shipping.
  • A team player
  • Commercial, as well as operational, acumen.

What's on Offer

  • £28,000-£38,000
  • Up to 20% corporate bonus scheme
  • 32 days per year holiday
  • 8% matched pension
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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