Job Position

Junior Freight Forwarder - Dublin 15

Reference
LSR-5199DD
Discipline
Warehousing & Transport
Position
Dublin West
Salary
€ 21000 - € 25000
Location
Dublin West

Our client is a Logistics Service Provider based in Dublin West they provide a range of Logistics, Transport & Installation services to their clients is now looking for a Junior Freight Forwarder.

Job Title: Junior Freight Forwarder

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that the services delivered, meets and exceeds customer expectation, is in accordance with established service levels / procedures / SLA’s and is within revenue and cost parameters.
  • Ensure that all administrative requirements are complete and accurate. Contribute to the achievement of Departmental/Product and Company goals and objectives.


Description of Responsibilities and Key Tasks

  • Understanding Customer Requirements and ensuring the delivery of first class customer service.
  • Planning, arranging, monitoring and controlling shipments/deliveries and the completion of all associated documentation (operational, administrative & legal).
  • Customs Clearance
  • Liaising with Customers and Suppliers / Service providers.
  • Adherence & maintenance of the Daily/Weekly/Monthly ‘Task List’
  • Operation of the companies IT Systems (incl. Azyra, MS Office)
  • Timely and accurate generation of Sales Invoicing and timely processing of costs (accruals & purchase invoices).
  • Timely and effective response to general inquiries and queries, or escalating if unable to deal with completely or accurately.
  • General office duties.
  • Compliance with all Legal, Regulatory and Company Standards.
  • Adherence to the company H&S Policy and proactively contributes to the maintenance of a safe working environment.
  • Provide Holiday/Absence cover when required
  • Other tasks as required.

Essential Qualifications

  • Leaving Cert

Desirable Qualifications

  • Freight Forwarding or Logistics Diploma
  • Dangerous Goods Training
  • Customs Clearance Training 

Required Experience
Essential

  • Minimum if two (2) years in a transport or logistics role.

Desirable

  • Multi modal (Road, Air & Sea) experience
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Customs Clearance

Personal Profile

The ideal candidate will be someone who wants to develop their career within the Freight Forwarding / Logistics industry. They must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and a high level of clerical speed and accuracy. A team player who will proactively take on tasks and responsibilities. Commitment to quality and customer service is essential.

Hours of work:

  • Core hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 hrs with 1 hour for breaks. 
  • If you are required to do weekend work you would either be paid overtime or agree time in lieu.

Salary:

  • €21,000 - €25,000 per year (DOE)

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact David Donegan on 01 8326330 / [email protected] 

Please note that your application to this vacancy will be forwarded to all the consultants in The Logiskills Group as you may be suitable for other roles that we are unable to advertise.

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