Location: Hounslow, London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Jason Smith

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Air Freight Export Operator

Job Description

Position Air Freight Export Operator

Location Heathrow

Salary £28,000 - £32,000 Dependant on experience.

One of the leading providers in the Air & Ocean Distribution has an opportunity for an experienced Air Freight Export Operator. This opportunity is a full-time permanent position to work from their Heathrow branch. This is an exciting time to join the organisation as they continue to grow and develop their business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

In the role you will prepare quotations for all types of customer requirements, Air exports and handling and processing of all documentation as AWB, export customs clearance and invoicing.

You will be required to negotiate rates with airlines, maximise profitability on shipment by obtaining best possible prices and identify trends/develop products/seize opportunities to grow market share. You will also be responsible for all Air pricing requests to grow and develop the Air freight business whilst assisting the department & Manager to deliver services efficiently and effectively

The successful candidate will work closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure smooth operations whilst being organised to offer superb customer satisfaction and problem solving. In the role you will liaise effectively with overseas agents, taking into account different time-zones and cultures whilst developing and maintaining good supplier relationships ensuring the service is second to none.

As an individual you will require to have previous experience in Air exports, preferable with some import Air experience. The role is 70% Export and 30% Import.

Dangerous Goods Regulations knowledge is an advantage and knowledge of South African markets.

You will work Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm and will be required to work an occasional Saturday morning, which is based on a rota system.

Salary for this opportunity is £28k-£32k plus benefits.

The environment that is conducive to new ideas and has very good opportunities due to rapid expansion.

The Ideal location for the successful candidate will be based within a commutable distance of London Heathrow.

For immediate consideration send your cv without delay.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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