Land Freight Operator in Manchester - Headford Group

Job Overview

Manchester, England
Job Type
Full Time
£25,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
1 month ago

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a land freight operator.

The role is dealing with the processing of consignments arriving to the U.K. by road from Europe. The role of a Land Freight Operator would suit someone who is commercially aware, and is keen to challenge themselves.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 08.30h - 17.30h - [one-hour unpaid lunch]

Our Client is a recognised player in the Freight Forwarding and Transportation Industry who also specialises in the Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions. With 70 years of history, our company has established best-practice standards in ground transportation, air and ocean shipments, customs clearance, and supply chain management.

Still a family run company where people are treated as people, not numbers and considered for their value.

With unchanged passion we strive to balance a growing company in a highly competitive industry, with family ethics and social responsibility.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepare import documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
Liaise with overseas offices, partners & agents.
Check shipping invoices & packing lists for accuracy.
Communicate with customers.
Raise jobs.
Raise delivery orders.
Responsible for raising invoices, costing jobs
Skills & Qualifications:

Previous experience as a Land Freight Operator or in a similar role preferable (experience in freight over one year)
High organisational skills and ability to manage many projects at the same time.
Ability to prioritise own workload.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and CRM systems.
An administrative background.
Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail.
Work as part of a team

After successfully completing six months' service, Death in Service - three times your annual salary.
After successfully completing one year's service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
After successfully completing one year's service company contributions increase to 9% for the Group Pension Plan.
Pension financial advice for pension scheme members
20 days holiday plus Public Holidays
Holiday loyalty days - one day per completed year, maximum 5 d


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