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Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Sea Freight Team Leader

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sea Freight Team Leader, to join a highly professional, well established and rapidly expanding freight solutions provider. Located with the Air and Ocean department, you will join a hard working and dynamic team in Cannock, where you will handle all aspects of Sea Freight shipments and the management of three personnel. This is an exceptional chance to make a mark within the business and to take advantage of the genuine career opportunities that are available.

Reporting directly into Air and Ocean Manager, this is a key appointment for the business, as you will assume man-management responsibilities to lead and develop your team of 3 to ensure the smooth handling of Export and Import Sea Freight Shipments. You will also have financial responsibilities at departmental level in respect of raising sales invoices, and the passing of purchase orders. You will compile quotations, maintain the CRM system and make timely follow ups. In addition you will oversee the completion of Customs Entries, book, track and update shipment milestones and ensure that communication with UK customers and overseas partners/offices is managed professionally.

It is essential that you have sea freight experience within a freight forwarding environment as well as a track record of supervisory/man-management. Knowledge of dangerous goods would be an advantage, as would be an ability to produce reports and compile quotations. Naturally, you will possess excellent communication and organisational skills, work accurately with great attention to detail, be capable of using your own initiative, whilst working under pressure and to strict deadlines. Very much a team player, you will have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work and encourage your team to work as one cohesive unit.

This is a great platform from which to develop your professional career within an exciting industry and for a business that has experienced continued year on year growth.

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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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