Sea Freight Coordinator
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Basildon Office of Alpi UK Ltd. This is a challenging role providing an excellent opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.
Working in a very busy Ocean Freight Import and Export desk.
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.30 – one-hour unpaid lunch
Job duties & Responsibilities Sea Freight Coordinator
- Communication with Clients, shipping lines and overseas offices/agents
- Handling Sea Freight consignments for both Imports & Exports
- High volumes of data entry on in-house IT systems
- Arranging FCL/LCL loading plans/manifests/bookings & customs processes
- Raising & passing invoices
- Dealing with warehouse operatives
Skills & Qualifications
- Extensive experience of Freight Forwarding export/Imports sea freight industry
- High level attention to detail
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload
- Must be a team player
- Have commercial awareness
- Must be flexible with their working hours
- Alpi UK Death in Service three times your annual salary after successfully completing six months’ service.
- 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 for the Group personal Pension Plan.
- Alpi House has its own free car-park with allocated company spaces (based on a first come basis) and an adjacent public highway partly with non-parking restrictions.
- Alpi House is approximately a brisk thirty-minute walk from the Basildon main line railways station, C2C line Southend – Fenchurch Street [Upminster – Barking].
- The First Group 100 bus amongst others stop on the Pipps Hill Retail Park (ASDA B&Q, TK Maxx etc.) – Route: Lakeside – Chelmsford.
- Alpi House, Miles Gray Road, is adjacent to the A127 (separated sufficiently far enough yet near enough for access).
- The Basildon Leisure Centre is close by which has a swimming pool and gym facilities.
Alpi UK is part of the Albini & Pitigliani Group #Alpiness.