Import Operator

Location Egham
Discipline: Freight Forwarding
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££24,000 - £33,000
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email: ryan@rg-freightrecruitment.com
Job ref: RG090
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Role: Import Operator

Location: Egham

Salary: £24,000 - £33,000

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a freight forwarder to find an experienced Import Operator to join the team in Egham.

This client is the global logistics arm under the umbrella of a large multinational transport and logistics giant. Employing over 2600 individuals across 140 locations in 26 countries, this company is only on the the way up!

With a key focus on bespoke supply chain solutions, they offer international transport, project cargo, logistics and customs to a customs base that covers a wide range of sectors.

A new role has been created due to increasing workloads for an Import Operator to join the team.  The purpose of this role is to ensure timely and safe movement of customers shipments by air, road and sea.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completing shipments from start to finish by air, road and sea

  • Customs entries

  • Ensuring customer service workload is prioritised and order changes are communicated promptly

  • Ensuring quality and quantity of work is at a high level at all times

  • Liaise with the customer on system related issues

  • Always maintain a high standard of housekeeping  


The Person

  • Experience of freight forwarding import operations - air, road or sea

  • Good attention to detail and high level of accuracy

  • Knowledge of Cargowise (Ideally)

  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Customer focused

  • Good time management with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines

  • High level of PC literacy

  • Team player

  • Approachable

  • Willing to learn

  • Hardworking

  • Reliable