Import Sea Freight Operator

Transport and Logistics

Job description

Our Client is an international player in the global logistics services. They offer a multi-modal service from their three branch offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. They are looking for an Import Sea Freight Operator to execute sea import shipments in a timely manner as per customer requirements and ensuring customer satisfaction, whilst meeting local legislative requirements and the company procedures and objectives.

Responsibilities for this role would include, but not be limited to:
* Processing of imports sea jobs
* Communicating dispatch/delivery information to customers
* Tracking and tracing of consignments and providing updates to clients and other stakeholders
* Liaising with suppliers (agents, carriers, overseas agents) regarding any delays or issues. Liaising with colleagues keeping them informed as necessary
* Ensuring consol and shipment is registered in the operational system
* Send import pre-alerts to consignee and external brokers if applicable
* Liaise with Carrier upon arrival; collect relevant shipping documents scanning them into eDocs in EDI
* Ensure customer and agent invoicing and financial cost processing (local, overseas, commissions), are completed within the required time frames and in accordance with the company’s Global business objectives
* Where delivery is required provide complete and necessary information to internal/external suppliers to arrange timely movement of shipment
* Ensure cargo consigned to Bank or cargo subject to Original Bill of Lading is released only when the required documentation is obtained and is in their possession

Skills needed:
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* High level of interpersonal skills and relationship building qualities
* Problem solving abilities
* The ability to multi-task but also be methodical and pay attention to detail and display a high level of accuracy
* In depth knowledge of import operations
* Good geographical knowledge

Only candidates with the right to live and work in New Zealand will be considered.

If this sounds like you, please apply online now or email your CV to Marna@1cr.co.nz.

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