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Air Export Clerk

Our client is an International Parcel forwarding service, now looking for an enthusiastic Air Export Clerk to join the team. Serving customers around the world helping them shop in the UK by receiving and exporting goods they have bought online in the UK and Euro growing fast its an exciting and dynamic place to work with opportunities to develop skills and advance.

The role Air Freight Export Clerk

In this interesting and fast-moving role, youll join our small and friendly export team where you will:

create and issue quotations to overseas prospects and customers
book shipments with airlines
negotiate rates
arranging collections with couriers and sub-contractors
prepare, control and distribute all required export documentation to counterparts complying with regulations and internal procedures
follow up shipment status, identify incidents and ensure resolution
operate our dispatch desk and arrange express courier shipping to countries all over the world at the click of a button
serve and delight customers by solving their problems and exceeding their expectations
communicate effectively by email and phone with customers, couriers and within the team

Hours: 41.5 hours per week on average, following a shift pattern of 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm on alternating weeks; plus, Saturday 8am-4pm every other week.
Please note that an intrinsic part of the role is manual handling of goods and the requirement to lift and move packages of all weights and sizes safely.

Skills and Experience
You must
You will have experience of working in an air export team
have experience booking with air carriers
be competent at creating export entries, house air waybills, master air waybills, quotations and certificates of origin
be quick and comfortable with using computers and tablets
be a competent user of the internet and online systems
show good attention to detail
have good verbal and written communication skills
be organised
have the ability to work effectively on your own and in a team
take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution.

Why Apply ?

Be part of a great, motivated, team who care about their work
A friendly atmosphere where youll soon get to know everyone
Privately owned and run by successful tech entrepreneurs who care about and look after their loyal staff
The company is growing fast with opportunity for career growth and advancement for talented hard working employees

Benefits:
Opportunity to earn overtime when we are busy
Opportunities for advanced training such as training on shipping Dangerous Goods
28 days holiday per year including bank holidays
Earn more holiday after two years service - up to 5 extra days
Company pension with employer contributions.

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Lancashire
Benefits:£18-25k basic salary; opportunities for overtime and training; 28 days holiday including bank holidays; extra holiday after 2 years; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:36643/FP14566/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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