Operations Coordinator - Freight

Location Dover
Discipline: Logistics & Facilities
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Contact name: Jane Deadman

Contact email: jane@westinpar.com
Job ref: JD/CT/11665
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Operations Co-ordinator – Freight
Dover Area
Permanent Full-Time – Office Based
£27,000 to £33,000 doe

Benefits:
Work for a successful, established business
Opportunity for progression
Contributory Company Pension
Discount on Fuel, MOT and Car Services

Are you a first-class communicator?
Do you have a background in warehouse, freight or manufacturing operations?
Do you want to work for a thriving business that has been established for over 40 years?

Then you could be the person we are looking for!

This is a rare opportunity to work for a firm who have a low staff turnover, promotional possibilities, offer great training and a collaborative, friendly team.

The Job – Operations Co-ordinator – Freight

As the Operations Co-ordinator – Freight, you’ll be processing and managing a range of European and UK road, sea and air freight shipments from start to finish. You will use your acquired skills to negotiate commercial pricing, place bookings, accurately raise shipping documentation and manage customer issues

The main duties - Operations Co-ordinator – Freight:

Managing road, sea and air freight booking process with customers and suppliers.
Obtaining and process pricing enquiries for all forms of transport.
Operating internal operations system, on-line booking and sales platforms, customs documentation.
Managing sales and cost reconciliation on a shipment by shipment basis.
Raising accurate operational documentation such as AWBs, Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin and EUR1’s with great attention to detail.
Conducting face to face customer meetings where required with specific objectives and results to achieve.

The experience you’ll need – Operations Co-ordinator - Freight

Great communication skills – happy to pick up the phone and talk to both clients and suppliers to ensure the successful completion of each job.
Commercial pricing and negotiating experience.
Excellent relationship building skills with both customers and suppliers to maximise all opportunities.
Experience of identifying new business opportunities and having the ability to up sell the services on offer.
The ability to prioritise, organise & manage time efficiently is essential within this busy operations team.
Attention to detail is essential for the production of shipping documents.

Please contact Jane to find out more


Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency

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