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Procurement Operator - Freight

Procurement Operator - Freight
Birmingham
£18,000 - £22,000
FP/13112/KK

Our client is a well-established International Freight Forwarder who now have an excellent opportunity for a Logistics Procurement Operator to work across all freight modes of air, sea and trailer freight.
Your role will be to develop and build relationships to ensure a high level of customer service is provided to clients whilst maintaining a high level of awareness of market fluctuations in rates and charge.

You will negotiate and re-negotiate rates with carriers that are beneficial to customers. Provide quotations to customers, within short timescales, taking account of transit times, routes, and opportunities for minimising customer costs by utilising sharing between carriers.

In order to apply for this role you will have experience of working for a freight forwarder and experience of freighting costs involving shipments from Far East, Indian Sub-Continent and/or USA. International experience and exposure plus the ability to work with a global network of agents, suppliers, shipping lines, hauliers, and rail and air lines in other countries.

You will be familiar with the use of all forms of haulage, sea, road, rail and air.
Experience of managing client/customer relations with Good verbal and written communication, to provide a professional image to customers and suppliers.
You will hold the ability to liaise with a global network of agents, suppliers, shipping lines, hauliers. A good awareness of spreadsheets and the ability to produce reports and use formulas to manipulate data.
The skill to prioritise a large number of tasks to ensure accuracy, and deliver results with great attention to detail and a high sense of urgency.
A positive attitude and good problem solving skills. The drive to succeed and want to make a contribution to the business.
foreign languages would be an added advantage.

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Birmingham
Benefits:18000-22000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34389 FP/13112/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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