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Import Operation Clark (Air) – West Draytonref: HM42242
Sector Shipping / Logistics
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - West
Salary £20000 - 24000 / Year
Import Operation Clark (Air) – West Drayton

An international logistics services provider offering global supply chain solutions are looking for an imports operations clerk to join their team.

The company have separate air and sea, import and export divisions with this role focusing on air imports.

The ideal candidate will have some freight forwarding experience, ideally live local to West Drayton or within the Heathrow area, be enthusiastic, and willing to learn.

The role is open to those with 1+ years of freight forwarding experience with additional on-the-job training in all aspects of import operation.

Key Responsibilities:

Air freight customs clearances
Handling air shipments
Speaking to customers on a daily basis
Liaising with airlines, handling agents, transports, customs, overseas offices, and shipping lines
Raising files, documents and invoices
Arranging deliveries

Ideal candidate

1+ years hands-on operational freight forwarding experience
Good working knowledge of logistics, airlines
Must have some import customs entry experience
Must be a quick learner and be willing to learn all areas of the operation
Be able to demonstrate a good level of work efficiency and accuracy
Someone who enjoys working in a team and can cooperate well with other team members
Professional customer service skills
Professional communicator (fluent English: reading, writing, speaking, polite telephone manner, emails)
Commercial awareness, understanding of basic profit/loss

What the company offers:

A competitive salary
Full training in all areas of the operation
BIFA-certified training
Opportunities for professional development and progression
Being part of a strong and fun team
Opportunity to be part of a growing office in a well-established global organisation