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Air Freight Operator

Importing and exporting airfreight around the world

We currently have a position available for an Airfreight Operator to join our busy and fast-paced international operations department.  Reporting to our Air Freight Manager, this is an exciting opportunity that involves organising and arranging both import and export airfreight shipments.

The purpose of the role is to maintain communication and control throughout all phases of the airfreight operations process, ensuring all necessary information is communicated to colleagues and third parties to ensure the operation runs smoothly and achieves deadlines.

About the role

  • To manage the airfreight operation from receipt of customer bookings and arranging collections to booking cargo with carriers.
  • To request and gather quotations from suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.
  • To generate export booking confirmations and import arrival notices.
  • To manage air freight export customs entries via an agent.
  • To prepare documentation for import clearance, keeping track of entries and arranging deliveries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • To build and develop relationships with suppliers to engender loyalty to ensure quality and continuity of service.

To succeed

You will be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. You will be expected to use your own initiative, be customer focused and a strong team player.

Is this role for you?

  • Do you have previous experience working in a similar role and in a fast-paced environment?
  • Do you have a proactive and practical approach to providing freight solutions?
  • Do you have customs knowledge?

What you’ll get in return

We offer a competitive salary, 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, contributory pension scheme and a friendly office environment. The role involves working Monday to Friday, 9 – 5 pm.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter.