NVO Import Operator

Location Ipswich
Discipline: Freight Forwarding
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 - £35,000
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email: ryan@rg-freightrecruitment.com
Job ref: RG098
Published: 6 days ago

Job Role: NVO Import Operator

Location: Ipswich

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

Hybrid working role - 3 days office / 2 days home working

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker to source an NVO Import Operator in Ipswich.

This client firmly believes themselves to be the next generation of freight forwarders. With their real time and intuitive cloud-based platform they are on a mission to simplify freight forwarding and make the whole experience more user friendly and transparent.

Operating for over 40 years and with a tight knit team of 75 they are a force within the UK freight market and are expanding as they take on more domestic and overseas work. Offering bespoke solutions including multi modal forwarding, customs clearance and supply chain management, they are in a great position to assist their clients with worldwide freight movements.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinating loading of groupage containers at origin by proactively liaising with our overseas partners in China, Taiwan, USA etc..

  • Processing essential shipping documentation to ensure seamless movement through the UK’s largest seaports at Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway.

  • Liaising with all key operational parties in order to coordinate the preparation of arrival notices, container releases and devans

  • Ensuring accurate billing in accordance with agreed client rates

  • Supporting with negotiation of overseas rate agreements

  • Resolving customers and overseas partners queries 

  • Servicing customers enquiries, processing client bookings whilst providing excellent customer service

  • Maintaining data quality on our Supply Chain Visibility platform

The Person:

  • Import sea freight consolidation experience working for a freight forwarding company is essential

  • Analytical and numerate with high level of speed and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritise and organise work

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to deliver best in class customer service.

  • Self-motivated, reliable, trustworthy and hardworking