Junior/Graduate Freight Forwarder, Westmeath

€30-€35,000 DOE
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Junior/Graduate Freight Forwarder  

International Freight Forwarding company is now expanding its operation in Tullamore and seeks to hire a Junior Freight Forwarder. The position will entail training in air, ocean and road freight forwarding operations. With continued training, the candidate needs to be motivated to succeed and have the drive & enthusiasm for continued learning with the aspiration to grow within the company. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • ​Train in all company Systems & processes. 
  • Become an expert within the industry.   
  • Work with your mentors within each department to develop an insight knowledge into each service
  • Coordinate with each department to learn the processes of freight forwarding. 
  • ​Become familiar with the industry, the competitors, the service providers, the customers, their needs & the rates.
  • ​Liaise with customers, airlines, shipping lines, other offices and airports  
  • ​Complete training plan set out specifically for this role to complete succession for the future! 
  • ​Assist in the administration within each dept.
  • ​Assisting in the weekly/monthly reporting for all customers 
  • ​Building a career

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Recently Completed Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing or similar field within the industry. 
  • Be willing to travel aboard to a European office for training.  
  • Proven Motivation & Drive to Succeed 
  • ​Good communication skills 
  • ​PC Literate with perfectly fluent English 
  • Flexibility 

Terms:    Full-time permanent position, Monday-Friday office hours. 

Salary:    €30-35,000 starting salary depending on experience to date.

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Wesley Fitzgibbon