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Import Operations Clerk

Import Operations Clerk

in Shipping & Logistics Permanent
  • Ipswich
  • V/10129
  • £28,000 - £32,000
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Job Description

Time Appointments are proud to be working on behalf of one of the world’s leading logistics company based in Ipswich. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with Imports experience and who is looking for a new challenge in a varied role.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactive customer services, responsible for implementing processes on behalf of the customer consistent with local regulations, and will be responsible operationally for driving adherence to each process.
  • Prepare/maintain reporting of status and progress of all import activity to the customer for operational and finance.
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as managing and prioritizing own workload.
  • Receive jobs from Customers and Overseas parties
  • Handling of daily import requirements – Destin8 / CNS
  • Managing of high level account – dealing with various contracts and carrier choices to ensure the smooth operational transit
  • Review Job for increased GP / cost reduction opportunities
  • Document production and reconciliation
  • Customs declarations
  • Handovers and renominations (imports)
  • Complete Duty/VAT invoicing and ensure receipt / collection of funds (imports)
  • Acceptance of E2’s (Imports)
  • Arrange collection from carriers and onward delivery to customer (imports)
  • Monitor POD (imports)
  • Ensure timely and accurate updates of SECT events
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Liaise with SPC’s, Transport Centres, external suppliers to monitor job progress
  • Irregularity handling and escalation as appropriate

 

Key Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ocean import operations experience within freight forwarding.
  • CONTROL Job Booking
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Document production
  • Good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Customs procedures and software
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

(V/10129)

Time Appointments situated at 6-8 Museum Street, Ipswich, is recognised as a market leading recruitment consultancy in the East of England. Providing quality recruitment solutions to; Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, and London.

Successfully placing outstanding candidates into permanent Insurance, Sales, Office, Finance, Shipping & Logistics, Legal and IT roles since 2006. Time also offers Temporary and Contract opportunities.

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Time Appointments
2nd Floor
6-8 Museum Street
Ipswich, Suffolk
IP1 1HT

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