Operations Agent

Location Manchester
Discipline: Freight Forwarding, Shipping
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££26,000 - £28,000 inclusive of shift allowance
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email: ryan@rg-freightrecruitment.com
Job ref: RG093
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Role: Operations Agent - Late Shift

Location: Manchester Airport

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 including shift allowance

Tue, Wed, Thu: 14.00 - 22.00,
Fri: 12.00 -20.00
Sat: 08.00 - 16.00

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a freight forwarder to find an Operations Agent to work the late shiftat their Manchester Airport facility.

This client is a truly global entity who have been operating and expanding for over 40 years. They specialise in air imports, exports and express freight from 23 office locations around the world including the US, Europe, Hong Kong, Australia, India and the UK as well as partnering with more than 250 local freight companies.

With an ethos of continuous improvement, this client aims to be the number one wholesaler of air freight in the world while delivering service excellence.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth running of the late shift operation at a busy cargo operations site.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Acceptance of shipments via our reception point.

  • Checking and ensuring paperwork is complete to required standards.

  • Completion of flight files.

  • Action and completion of reports for the day operation.

  • Completion of sensitive security documents.

  • Liaising with both suppliers and overseas agents.

  • Pre-alerting our local hubs with expected shipments.

  • Ensuring deadlines are met as specified.

  • Ensuring the operation is secure at all times and all DFT regulations are adhered to.

  • Liaise with all other departments and external suppliers.

The Person

  • Sound functional knowledge of Cargo Operations.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written.

  • Good interpersonal skills essential.

  • Self-motivated with proven ability to work on own initiative.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Effective problem solver.

  • Ability to make sound decisions with good justification.

  • Excellent people skills.

  • Ability to create a productive team environment for staff.

  • Must be flexible on occasion with working hours.

  • Completion of Aviation Security Certificate Level CO. Training will be provided.