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Deep Sea Import Operator (VR/22191)



Salary according to skills and experience

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- West Yorkshire

Job Type

Friday, April 23, 2021

Deep Sea Import Operator - West Yorkshire - VR/22191

Our client, a leading logistics company offering haulage and warehousing services, is looking for an experienced Deep Sea Import Operator to join their team in West Yorkshire.

The purpose of this role is to handle the day-to-day operational duties and provide efficient and high quality customer service.

Deep Sea Import Operator duties include:

  • Operate start to finish Import procedures
  • Liaising with overseas agents, hauliers
  • Planning and arranging deliveries
  • Creating files both manually and on the computer system
  • Advising customers of arrival of cargo
  • Planning loads and sending load lists to agents
  • Checking manifests once received
  • Receiving and checking relevant import documentation and passing on to shipping lines
  • Customs Clearance using CHIEF
  • Process daily quotations and ensure all enquiries from customers and overseas agents are responded to in an efficient manner
  • Charging files
  • Passing purchase invoices and dealing with any queries

Skills & Experience required from Deep Sea Import Operator:

  • Experience of customs clearance is essential
  • Computer conversant in basic applications and customs procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible, hands on approach
  • Effective communicator with colleagues, clients and suppliers
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and work under pressure

Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm.

The successful Deep Sea Import Operator will receive a salary in the region of £25k - £30k, according to skills and experience.

Please apply immediately to Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment

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