We are looking to recruit an Import Operator for a global logistics company based in Tilbury. The Import Operator will manage day-to-day operations and provide high level of customer service to all clients, as part of the sea freight imports team.
Chasing customs clearance documents from customers prior to vessel arrival.
Controlling customs processes to ensure correct management of duties, VAT and excise taxes.
Collecting all correct documentation prior to release / delivery of cargo.
Arranging haulage with shipping lines / haulers.
Ensuring shipments are rated and invoiced correctly.
Negotiating and agreeing haulage prices with suppliers.
Securing payment cleared funds for duty / VAT invoices prior to release / delivery of cargo.
Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
Able to work to deadlines and meet targets.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proactive problem-solving capability.
£ Competitive salary