Ocean Freight Specialist

Locations – Hook or Heathrow – Salary £30k to £35k doe

Our client is a small international freight forwarding company with their headquarters based in Europe, also with offices across Europe and China. They are now looking to expand their Ocean Freight department and seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual who is eager to develop their skills and grow with them as a business.

You will be located either in Hook or Heathrow – Working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm for Heathrow and Hook will be Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm – 3 days office based and 2 days home based.

Role Overview:

As an Ocean Freight Specialist, you will manage worldwide freight shipments, ensuring smooth and efficient operations. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing day-to-day bookings for global freight shipments
  • Invoicing jobs upon completion
  • Liaising and negotiating extensively with suppliers
  • Collaborating with the sales team to provide quotations and service status updates
  • Raising job files and preparing all necessary paperwork
  • Processing jobs using our in-house software system
  • Handling customs entries for all goods


  • Essential: Minimum three to five years of experience in ocean freight
  • Essential: Experience with customs entries
  • In-depth knowledge of Import and Export ocean freight procedures
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, and eager for an opportunity that promotes personal growth

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for the logistics industry and a desire to grow within a supportive and dynamic team, we encourage you to apply.

Sector: Logistics
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

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