Shipping Trainee

Date Posted: 05/03/2021
Rate of Pay: NEG
Type: Permanent
Location: Felixstowe

Job Description

Welcome to Staffbank Recruitment.

We have the pleasure of working with a super freight forwarder based in Felixstowe who are looking to recruit an office trainee.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a school leaver to gain their foot in the door with a company who will offer training and support to enable them to have a career in a fast paced and evolving industry.

Shipping and forwarding isn’t for the faint hearted – the industry is lead by deadlines, working to client contracts, legal paperwork along with lots of liaison with both colleagues and clients – therefore strong communication skills with a natural confident personality is key.

You will learn and train in the following:

  • Learn all aspects of Import freight forwarding
  • Shipping & Logistics paper work
  • Dealing with shipments arriving in the UK along with collections for shipping
  • Learn all shipping terminology
  • Customer service and problem solving
  • Respond to emails both internally and externally
  • Taking calls from customers
  • Working to contract service level agreements
  • Supporting staff with all shipping administration

For this role it is essential you have strong IT skills, a desire to have a career in shipping along with an upbeat and hard-working personality.

For further details or an informal chat, please call Louise or send in your CV ASAP.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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