Ocean Import Coordinator

Location Selby
Salary: £25000 to £999999
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email: ryan@rg-freightrecruitment.com
Job ref: 114
Published: 17 days ago

Job Role: Ocean Import Coordinator

Location: Selby

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a well known freight forwarder to find an enthusiastic and dedicated Ocean Import Coordinator to join the team in Selby.

This client is part of a larger independent parent company with significant backing. Operating for over 40 years, they specialise in providing best in class freight and logistics services to UK manufacturers and import/exporters.

The personal touch this client delivers to every customer is what sets them apart from the pack and is something they pride themselves on. With a client base that stretches across a wide range of sectors from sole traders to multi national companies, this forwarder really does give the same service across the board.

Due to expansion they are now looking to bring in an experienced Ocean Import Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for taking ocean import shipments from start to finish while providing world class customer service.


  • Managing the sea freight consignments in transit through to successful completion and delivery.
  • Extensive client liaison, building relationships and maximising the potential of the forwarding business.
  • Extensive supplier liaison to develop reliable and cost effective services to every worldwide destination.
  • Calculating freight quotations.
  • Completing operational administration.
  • Raising all of the appropriate documentation.
  • Invoicing out and completing the job files.

The Person

  • A minimum of 2 years’ freight forwarding experience in Sea Freight or Working in an Import Coordination role for a Manufacturer.
  • Knowledge and experience of shipping documentation, letters of credit, ATR, EUR’s Confident and clear communication skills.
  • Proven success of building customer and supplier relationships.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Numerate with experience of calculating freight quotations.
  • Good IT skills.