Import Clerk – Essex (England)


Import Clerk – Essex – VR/21946

The Company & Role:

Our client, a logistics solutions and services company, is looking for an Import Clerk to join their operations team in West Thurrock, Essex.

Import Clerk Duties include:

  • Releasing consol containers with shipping lines
  • Answering/making calls from/ to clients and overseas agents
  • Ensuring paperwork is in order
  • Assisting with transport arrangements
  • Organising collection and delivery of shipments
  • Updating and maintaining accurate information
  • Co-ordinating movements of goods and vehicles
  • Working closely with warehouse and all other departments
  • Dealing with port health holds
  • Arranging delay notices with back office

Skills required from Import Clerk:

  • Good telephone and email communication skills
  • Previous office and administration
  • Good computer skills
  • Organised, fast and accurate
  • Able to handle a busy department and work under pressure
  • Maths skills for billing/ invoicing rent

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to progress their career within the logistics industry. This position will develop to include learning more involved aspects of imports processes including rating files, releases and deliveries.

In return, the successful Import Clerk will receive a salary according to previous experience.

Please apply immediately to Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment.

We have a number for positions for this and similar roles, if you know of anyone that is looking please share this advert with them and we will do our best to assist in these difficult times.

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering various areas within the industry as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.


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