Lead Forensics


Job search

Senior Sea Freight Import Operator (VR/19863)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex

Job Type

24 January 2019

Senior Sea Freight Import Operator - VR/19863

Our client, a leading NVOCC, are looking for a Senior Seafreight Import Operator to join their team in Basildon, Essex.


  • Liaising with overseas agents / customers / hauliers
  • Quoting rates
  • Receiving pre-alerts from overseas agents
  • Creating files both manually and on the computer system
  • Advising customers of arrival of cargo into the UK
  • Receiving and checking relevant import documentation and passing on to shipping lines
  • Planning and arranging deliveries
  • Planning and consolidating shipments
  • Supervising junior team members as and when required


  • Start to finish sea freight import experience
  • Able to work and meet deadlines
  • Computer literate
  • A pro-active attitude
  • Customs entries experience is a strong advantage
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

In Return:

The successful Senior Sea Freight Import Operator will receive a salary depending on experience.

If you are interested in the Senior Sea Freight Import Operator role, click apply now to send an up-to-date CV, or email the Shipping Team on shipping@redrecruit.com