LCL Import Operator (Seafreight)

Posted 2 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Essex Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

LCL Import Operator (Seafreight) - VR/19864

Our client, the UK's leading independent logistics provider, is looking for an LCL Import Operator to join their team in Essex.


  • Chasing customs clearance documents from customers, prior to vessel arrival
  • Ensuring email queries are answered in a timely manner
  • Collecting the correct documentation prior to release/delivery of cargo
  • Liaising with the internal departments on arranging haulage with shipping lines/hauliers
  • Ensuring shipments are rated and invoiced correctly
  • Completing customer and IT requirements in a timely manner
  • Securing any payment cleared funds for COD accounts prior to release/delivery of cargo
  • Securing payment cleared funds for duty/vat invoices prior to release/delivery of cargo
  • Processing supplier invoices
  • Resolving any customer queries or complaints
  • Filing and archiving of job files once complete

Skills and Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of import operations
  • Good understanding of Excel spreadsheets (including formulas)
  • IT literate
  • Be conscientious and have good attention to detail
  • Communicate politely and efficiently with clients and internal staff
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Experienced team player
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets and objectives
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Ability to identify and report problems that may occur

In Return:

The successful LCL Import Operator will receive a salary depending on experience.

If you're interested in the LCL Import Operator role, click apply now to send over an up-to-date CV, or email the Shipping Team on

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